Hilltop Ski Area ↑26° ↓15° Forecast:   11" Base:   0"
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Today's Forecast
↑26° ↓15°
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  • Dewpoint↓16° / ↑8°
  • Humidity↓56% / ↑92%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow11"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Overcast throughout the day. Chance of snow in the evening.
Expected snowfall to be 4 to 7 inches in the afternoon, then another 5 to 8 inches into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.22 to 1.08 inches
Winds variable at 1 to 8 mph through the morning becoming E 17 to 29 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 33 mph. Expected wind chill to be 2 to 15 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 20th
↑24° ↓0°
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  • Dewpoint↓19° / ↑2°
  • Humidity↓77% / ↑97%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow17"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Overcast throughout the day. Chance of rain and snow after daylight and then rain,hailandsnow in the afternoon, snow in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be 7 to 11 inches in the early morning, then another 6 to 9 inches before noon and a trace amount in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.6 to 3 inches
Winds S 7 to 16 mph through the morning shifting to NW 18 to 30 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 45 mph. Expected wind chill to be -27 to 26 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 21st
↑1° ↓-5°
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  • Dewpoint↓-8° / ↑-11°
  • Humidity↓68% / ↑83%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Overcast through the morning, and then overcast becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
None expected.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds NW 20 to 32 mph through the morning becoming NW 21 to 33 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 43 mph. Wind chill expected to be -42 to -29 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 22nd
↑9° ↓-4°
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  • Dewpoint↓-4° / ↑-4°
  • Humidity↓51% / ↑78%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Clear becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds NW 9 to 20 mph through the morning shifting to S 17 to 29 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 50 mph. Wind chill expected to be -36 to 0 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 23rd
↑37° ↓19°
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  • Dewpoint↓29° / ↑14°
  • Humidity↓63% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow4"
  • Regional Snow Depth10"
Overcast throughout the day. Chance of hail and snow after daylight and then rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Expected snowfall to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning followed by another 2 to 4 inches before noon and a trace amount in the afternoon followed by another dusting in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.2 to 1 inches
Winds SW 18 to 30 mph through the morning becoming W 14 to 26 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 60 mph. Wind chill expected to be -8 to 24 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 24th
↑34° ↓20°
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  • Dewpoint↓26° / ↑21°
  • Humidity↓76% / ↑96%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow13"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain and snow after daylight and then rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be 4 to 7 inches in the early morning followed by another 5 to 8 inches before noon and 2 to 4 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.43 to 2.15 inches
Winds 10 to 21 mph through the morning becoming NW 11 to 22 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 26 mph. Expected wind chill to be 4 to 29 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update08 Apr @ 11:04
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth0"
  • Today's Snow Potential11"
Comments
None Reported
  • High Lift Elevation950
  • Base Elevation600
  • Vertical Drop200ft
  • Longest Trail.5 mile
  • Trails0 of 0
  • Lifts0 of 2
  • Acreage0 of 30 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
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Conditions
  • Humidity85%
  • Dewpoint21°
  • Sustained 5mph
  • Gusting 0mph
  • Visibility1.50 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Light Snow Fog/Mist
Location
North Adams Harriman-and-West Airport, MA
  • Elevation1,598ft
  • UpdatedJan 19 @ 07:14
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Location
  • City: Anchorage
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Country: United States
LONG RANGE FORECAST - JAN 05, 2019
It has been a while since we updated this outlook. When paying full attention to any area we forecast for, which I have been watching weather patterns for (the western US also) since the 1970's, I put my forecasts of weather events/ timing/ snow totals up against any, especially in the long range. We gained quite a reputation for our Tahoe and Utah forecasts over a span of almost 15 years, gaining the attention of TV stations who used the forecasts with no mention of source, a movie financier who wanted me to be a part of a "think tank" group of professionals, radio stations, etc. Even major growers/ ag interests were using these free forecasts (for the longer range accuracy of weather event timing and significance), as an accurate long range forecaster is the equivalent of a "fortune teller", as told to me by the movie financier. There are competitors who charge for their info, and we do not, even though our information is a paid service in other formats we continue to deliver to agriculture customers to this day (Circa 1995). As I stated, I put my forecasts up against anyone else's in the area.

We gave out over $50,000 in SWAG (lodging, tickets, passes, gear, even Nativa Naturals food) from 2009-2011, stuff we couldn't even afford to buy ourselves, to many people from SFO and SAC, TVL area. If you check my bio you will see my story, there is a LOT more to it than what I am typing here.

I have received many emails due to the missing updates. The answer is, we have not had any support from advertisers, resorts, anyone in this region since around 2013. I continued on with the forecasting hoping for some support in the form of advertising or sponsorship, but it didn't happen, and I do not know anyone else who works for free.

That said, I would like to get these forecast outlooks going again-->

I never charged the site user for this service. The skier/ snowboarder has enough to pay for with fuel, lift tickets and passes, gear, life, etc., and I feel it is a service that should be provided by the host, the resort, to its visitors, even if in the form of advertising on the site. I have the same awesome, nice traffic as the rest of the snow sports niche sites, but am not going to run Google ads so they can charge $20/ cpm and give us less than a dollar cpm.

That said... I watch Colorado as that is where the business is for me. Recently, Bogus Basin joined the client list and now we work up a complete custom forecast for them as well, with a long range outlook. I will be drawing from that already completed work to deliver you a broad-brush longer range outlook for the western US, for now. I hope it is useful for you:

LONGER RANGE: The 9th-10th of January another low pressure system moves in with good potential snowfall, significant snow for the west coast mainly, less as we move inland, southern areas favored like southwest US areas,The 11-12th (roughly) and then the 13th-20th of January, we expect unsettled conditions to continue dominating the western US (had this forecast for over a month, early Dec forecast for this mid-late Jan time frame), and we expect a prominent moisture tap from the tropics, as El Nino starts to show itself more... So basically, between the 9th and 20th, we expect many more storms to move through with snow for most western US resort areas, down south to including Southern California and even favoring the southwest US as a more southerly track seems more likely... This unsettled period should last into around the 18th-20th of January, then in the last part of Jan and early February (through the 8th of Feb maybe), we start off with a snow down time under more dominant high pressure ridging. More to come. CM

Expanded Outlook

Saturday
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iconWinds: variable 1 to 8 mph, then E 17 to 29 mph
iconForecast Snow: 11"
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AM

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↑23° / ↓15°
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Overcast through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 2 to 15 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑26° / ↓19°
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Overcast into the evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 4 to 7 inches in the afternoon, then another 5 to 8 inches into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.21 to 1.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds E 17 to 29 mph with gusts up to 33 mph. Expected wind chill to be 2 to 15 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,206ft
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Sunday
↑24° / ↓0°
iconWinds: S 7 to 16 mph, then NW 18 to 30 mph
iconForecast Snow: 17"
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AM

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↑32° / ↓21°
Sky
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 7 to 11 inches in the early morning followed by another 6 to 9 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.59 to 2.95 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 5 to 26 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑21° / ↓0°
Sky
Cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain,hailandsnow in the afternoon, snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 18 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Wind chill expected to be -27 to 21 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,206ft
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Monday
↑1° / ↓-5°
iconWinds: NW 20 to 32 mph, then NW 21 to 33 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑-5° / ↓-6°
Sky
Overcast before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds NW 20 to 32 mph with gusts up to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be -42 to -29 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑1° / ↓-4°
Sky
Cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 21 to 33 mph with gusts up to 43 mph. Wind chill expected to be -38 to -33 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,206ft
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Tuesday
↑9° / ↓-4°
iconWinds: NW 9 to 20 mph, then S 17 to 29 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑5° / ↓-4°
Sky
Clear becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds NW 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Expected wind chill to be -36 to -12 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑16° / ↓10°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 17 to 29 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Expected wind chill to be -12 to 0 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,206ft
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Wednesday
↑37° / ↓19°
iconWinds: SW 18 to 30 mph, then W 14 to 26 mph
iconForecast Snow: 4"
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AM

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↑30° / ↓19°
Sky
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of hail and snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 4 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.19 to 0.93 inches
Winds
Morning winds SW 18 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Wind chill expected to be -8 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑35° / ↓31°
Sky
Overcast into the evening. Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the afternoon followed by another trace into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds W 14 to 26 mph with gusts up to 33 mph. Expected wind chill to be 17 to 24 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,206ft
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Thursday
↑34° / ↓20°
iconWinds: 10 to 21 mph, then NW 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 13"
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AM

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↑31° / ↓27°
Sky
Overcast before noon. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 4 to 7 inches in the early morning followed by another 5 to 8 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.39 to 1.93 inches
Winds
Morning winds 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be 22 to 29 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑28° / ↓20°
Sky
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 4 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Expected wind chill to be 4 to 21 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,206ft
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