Cranmore Mountain Resort ↑13° ↓5° Forecast:   8" Base:   18"
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Today's Forecast
↑13° ↓5°
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  • Dewpoint↓5° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓50% / ↑89%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow8"
  • Regional Snow Depth9"
Cloudy throughout the day. Chance of snow in the afternoon, snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon followed by another 3 to 6 inches in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.06 to 0.3 inches
Winds NW 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming SE 4 to 13 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 16 mph. Wind chill expected to be -8 to 16 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 20th
↑15° ↓3°
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  • Dewpoint↓8° / ↑3°
  • Humidity↓73% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow41"
  • Regional Snow Depth10"
Overcast throughout the day. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall expected to be 14 to 18 inches in the early morning followed by another 16 to 20 inches before noon and 5 to 8 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.91 to 4.53 inches
Winds E 8 to 17 mph through the morning becoming NW 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be -15 to 12 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 21st
↑6° ↓-2°
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  • Dewpoint↓-7° / ↑-9°
  • Humidity↓61% / ↑77%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow3"
  • Regional Snow Depth49"
Overcast throughout the day. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the early morning, then another trace before noon and 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon followed by another trace later into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds NW 11 to 22 mph through the morning becoming NW 11 to 22 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 28 mph. Wind chill expected to be -24 to -18 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 22nd
↑20° ↓-8°
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  • Dewpoint↓0° / ↑-7°
  • Humidity↓39% / ↑82%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth49"
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
None expected.
Winds NW 6 to 15 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 2 to 9 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 19 mph. Expected wind chill to be -29 to 6 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 23rd
↑37° ↓18°
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑10°
  • Humidity↓52% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow6"
  • Regional Snow Depth49"
Overcast through the morning, and then overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow after daylight and then snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be 4 to 6 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 4 inches before noon and a trace in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.25 to 1.25 inches
Winds SW 4 to 13 mph through the morning shifting to W 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be -2 to 25 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 24th
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  • Dewpoint↓21° / ↑21°
  • Humidity↓68% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow14"
  • Regional Snow Depth43"
Overcast throughout the day. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall expected to be 4 to 6 inches in the early morning, then another 5 to 8 inches before noon and 4 to 7 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.51 to 2.55 inches
Winds NW 6 to 15 mph through the morning becoming N 6 to 15 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 12 to 22 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update19 Jan @ 09:01
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total51"
  • Average Base Depth18 to 28"
  • Today's Snow Potential8"
Comments
Snow surface is machine groomed and packed powder
  • High Lift Elevation2,000ft
  • Base Elevation800ft
  • Vertical Drop1,200ft
  • Longest Trail1.50
  • Trails55 of 57
  • Lifts7 of 7
  • Acreage161 of 171 ( 96% )
  • Downhill Miles13of15
  • Night Skiing1 lifts/1 trails open
Other Info
  • Groomed Night Ski Trails48 ( 87% )
  • TubingYes
  • Tubing Hours9a -8p
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Conditions
  • Humidity84%
  • Dewpoint
  • Sustained 3mph
  • Gusting 0mph
  • Visibility1.75 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Light Snow Fog/Mist
Location
Whitefield - Mount Washington Regional Airport, NH
  • Elevation2,300ft
  • UpdatedJan 19 @ 07:13
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Location
  • City: North Conway
  • State: New Hampshire
  • 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: NW 4 to 13 mph, then SE 4 to 13 mph
iconForecast Snow: 8"
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Cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be -8 to 4 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon followed by another 3 to 6 inches later into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.25 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds SE 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Wind chill expected to be -8 to 16 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,558ft
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Sunday
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iconWinds: E 8 to 17 mph, then NW 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 41"
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AM

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Cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 14 to 18 inches in the early morning, then another 16 to 20 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.75 to 3.73 inches
Winds
Morning winds E 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be -11 to -6 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Overcast through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 5 to 8 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.16 to 0.8 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill expected to be -15 to 12 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,558ft
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Monday
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iconWinds: NW 11 to 22 mph, then NW 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 3"
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AM

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Overcast through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the early morning, then another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Expected wind chill to be -24 to -18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑4° / ↓-1°
Sky
Cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon followed by another dusting in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Wind chill expected to be -23 to -21 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,558ft
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Tuesday
↑20° / ↓-8°
iconWinds: NW 6 to 15 mph, then variable 2 to 9 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Partly cloudy becoming clear before noon.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds NW 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be -29 to -10 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑18° / ↓11°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 2 to 9 mph. Wind chill expected to be -10 to 6 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,558ft
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Wednesday
↑37° / ↓18°
iconWinds: SW 4 to 13 mph, then W 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 6"
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AM

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↑28° / ↓18°
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Overcast through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 4 to 6 inches in the early morning followed by another 2 to 4 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.24 to 1.18 inches
Winds
Morning winds SW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 14 mph. Expected wind chill to be -2 to 15 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑34° / ↓28°
Sky
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon and then rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a dusting in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds W 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 15 to 25 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,558ft
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Thursday
↑32° / ↓23°
iconWinds: NW 6 to 15 mph, then N 6 to 15 mph
iconForecast Snow: 14"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓23°
Sky
Cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 4 to 6 inches in the early morning, then another 5 to 8 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.4 to 1.98 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Expected wind chill to be 14 to 19 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑28° / ↓24°
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Cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 4 to 7 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.58 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds N 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 12 to 22 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,558ft
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  • Soil High Temperature23°
  • Soil Low Temperature14°
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  • Soil High Temperature21°
  • Soil Low Temperature11°
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  • Soil Low Temperature-3°
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  • Soil High Temperature20°
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