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Today's Forecast
↑29° ↓14°
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  • Dewpoint↓27° / ↑4°
  • Humidity↓41% / ↑98%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth9"
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then clear becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow after daylight.
Flurries possible throughout the day.
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds NW 13 to 25 mph through the morning shifting to W 21 to 33 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 37 mph. Expected wind chill to be -8 to 11 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 26th
↑26° ↓13°
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  • Dewpoint↓12° / ↑-2°
  • Humidity↓38% / ↑82%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Clear throughout the day.
No snow throughout the day.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds NW 13 to 25 mph through the morning shifting to NW 12 to 23 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 32 mph. Expected wind chill to be -11 to 6 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 27th
↑38° ↓21°
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  • Dewpoint↓16° / ↑5°
  • Humidity↓35% / ↑61%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth6"
Clear becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then clear becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds SW 8 to 17 mph through the morning shifting to SW 29 to 41 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 51 mph. Wind chill expected to be 3 to 24 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 28th
↑49° ↓29°
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  • Dewpoint↓40° / ↑13°
  • Humidity↓48% / ↑97%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth3"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.45 inches
Winds SW 23 to 35 mph through the morning becoming SW 33 to 45 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 52 mph. Wind chill expected to be 8 to 34 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 29th
↑42° ↓27°
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  • Dewpoint↓40° / ↑15°
  • Humidity↓46% / ↑97%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Mostly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds NW 8 to 19 mph through the morning becoming variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 32 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 30th
↑58° ↓33°
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  • Dewpoint↓48° / ↑32°
  • Humidity↓72% / ↑99%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Overcast throughout the day. Chance of rain and snow after daylight and then rain in the afternoon, rain in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the early morning and a trace amount in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.19 to 0.93 inches
Winds SW 33 to 45 mph through the morning becoming variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 56 mph. Expected wind chill to be 18 to 46 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update17 Jan @ 01:01
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total2"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 9"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
None Reported
  • High Lift Elevation
  • Base Elevation
  • Vertical Drop0ft
  • Longest Trail9.32 miles
  • Trails0 of 30
  • Lifts0 of 0
  • Acreage0 of 0 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
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Conditions
  • Humidity33%
  • Dewpoint
  • SustainedN 6mph
  • GustingN 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Fair
Location
Lebanon Municipal Airport, NH
  • Elevation801ft
  • UpdatedMar 25 @ 11:15
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Location
  • State: Vermont
  • 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

Monday
↑29° / ↓14°
iconWinds: NW 13 to 25 mph, then W 21 to 33 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑28° / ↓14°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming clear before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds NW 13 to 25 mph with gusts up to 37 mph. Expected wind chill to be -8 to 11 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑29° / ↓21°
Skies
Clear becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds W 21 to 33 mph with gusts up to 41 mph. Wind chill expected to be -1 to 11 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,836ft
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Tuesday
↑26° / ↓13°
iconWinds: NW 13 to 25 mph, then NW 12 to 23 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑21° / ↓13°
Skies
Clear before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds NW 13 to 25 mph with gusts up to 32 mph. Expected wind chill to be -11 to -1 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑26° / ↓19°
Skies
Clear through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Wind chill expected to be -1 to 6 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,836ft
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Wednesday
↑38° / ↓21°
iconWinds: SW 8 to 17 mph, then SW 29 to 41 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑30° / ↓21°
Skies
Clear becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds SW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be 3 to 17 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑38° / ↓30°
Skies
Clear becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 29 to 41 mph with gusts up to 51 mph. Wind chill expected to be 14 to 24 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,836ft
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Thursday
↑49° / ↓29°
iconWinds: SW 23 to 35 mph, then SW 33 to 45 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑40° / ↓29°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds SW 23 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Expected wind chill to be 8 to 24 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑49° / ↓40°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.45 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 33 to 45 mph with gusts up to 52 mph. Expected wind chill to be 24 to 34 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,836ft
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Friday
↑42° / ↓27°
iconWinds: NW 8 to 19 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑42° / ↓27°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming clear before noon. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 25 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑39° / ↓31°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace later into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 18 to 32 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,836ft
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Saturday
↑58° / ↓33°
iconWinds: SW 33 to 45 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑54° / ↓33°
Skies
Overcast through the morning. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.15 to 0.75 inches
Winds
Morning winds SW 33 to 45 mph with gusts up to 56 mph. Wind chill expected to be 18 to 41 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑58° / ↓33°
Skies
Cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of rain through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 18 to 46 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,836ft
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  • Soil Low Temperature25°
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  • Soil Low Temperature32°
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