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Network: SNTL
Temperature: 30°
Snow Depth: 9"
Snow Last 24hrs: 3.4"
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Network: SNTL
Temperature: 17°
Snow Depth: 43"
Snow Last 24hrs: 2.17"
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Temperature: 30°
Snow Depth: 12"
Snow Last 24hrs: 8.9"
Today's Forecast
↑29° ↓21°
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  • Dewpoint↓16° / ↑5°
  • Humidity↓50% / ↑84%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth2"
Mostly clear with a few clouds before noon and then mostly cloudy later into the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the afternoon.
No precipitation expected.
Winds W 4 to 13 mph through the morning shifting to E 4 to 13 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 15 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 3 to 17 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 22nd
↑31° ↓23°
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  • Dewpoint↓20° / ↑18°
  • Humidity↓67% / ↑97%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Overcast through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snowfall expected to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning.
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.6 inches
Winds W 11 to 22 mph through the morning becoming NW 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 29 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 5 to 13 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 23rd
↑29° ↓22°
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  • Dewpoint↓17° / ↑16°
  • Humidity↓63% / ↑83%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
None expected throughout the day.
None expected today.
Winds SE 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming NE 5 to 14 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 23 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 5 to 18 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 24th
↑35° ↓28°
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  • Dewpoint↓24° / ↑22°
  • Humidity↓66% / ↑81%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
None expected.
No precipitation expected today.
Winds E 9 to 20 mph through the morning becoming E 13 to 25 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 11 to 19 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 25th
↑34° ↓20°
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑18°
  • Humidity↓66% / ↑89%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the early morning.
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds W 8 to 17 mph through the morning becoming NW 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 29 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -2 to 18 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 26th
↑25° ↓16°
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  • Dewpoint↓14° / ↑13°
  • Humidity↓71% / ↑83%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
No snow throughout the day.
None expected today.
Winds W 11 to 22 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening. Expected wind chill to be between -6 to 6 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update20 Jan @ 06:01
  • Snow Last 24hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 2"
  • Today's Snow Potential1"
Comments
None Reported
  • High Lift Elevation7,177ft
  • Base Elevation5,752ft
  • Vertical Drop1,425ft
  • Longest Trail1200 feet
  • Trails0 of 36
  • Lifts0 of 3
  • Acreage0 of 1142 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
28°
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Conditions
  • Humidity80%
  • Dewpoint23°
  • SustainedSE 6mph
  • GustingSE 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth9"
Comments
Partly Cloudy
Location
Unreported
  • Elevation5,400ft
  • UpdatedJan 21 @ 05:11
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Location
  • City: Fairfield
  • State: Idaho
  • Country: United States
Sun Valley - Big Sky
LONG RANGE OUTLOOK from snowforecast.com - Dec 14, 2017

The strong, blocking, and freakishly permanent upper level high pressure ridge across the northeast Pacific and west coast of the US continues to say NO! to any real juicy Pacific storms hitting the west coast and the rest of the western US, as the real big dumps of Western US snow usually arrive in part from more of an over-water trajectory across the Pacific, that the current pattern does not allow (except in the case of fickle, and usually weak cut-off low pressure systems). Instead we have been stuck with mostly occasional light snow, otherwise mostly sunny weather.

It looks like the ridge of high pressure will hold mostly through December, and even into the New Year, with short-lived winter events affecting the Sawtooth Mountains and Sun Valley/ Southern Idaho and through southwest Montana, Big Sky, otherwise mostly dry, mostly sunny conditions, then winter should rush in for this region and the Western US shortly after the start of the New Year as the pattern shifts during early January. Some mostly diverted (by the ridge) and mostly limited moisture or strength low pressure systems move through the west a few days before Christmas, hitting Southern Idaho-Southwest Montana with a light to moderate snowfall, leaning more toward close to powder day amounts. For now, if you are desiring a western US ski or snowboard vacation, the areas that will fare best (only in relation to other western US resort areas) are western Wyoming/ southwest Montana, and Colorado/ New Mexico (cut-off low pressure system potential is the reason New Mexico was thrown in).
By early January, all areas of the western US will likely start to see some rain and snow, including Big Bear in southern California, and some  big storms for this region.

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US Extended Snowfall Outlook
LONG RANGE OUTLOOK from snowforecast.com - Jan 18, 2018

The start of winter has been a bit delayed from what we forecast back in mid-December (by about a week), but is here, no doubt, and will be with us for the rest of January and into February most likely, with plenty of cold and snowy storms on the way...

Today and Friday we expect snow to fall across the Sierra Nevada (Tahoe-Mammoth), and Wasatch mountain ranges (Salt Lake Utah resort areas), to the tune of a foot of fresh for both Tahoe and Mammoth before its all over, and also 6 inches to a foot of snow for Colorado! Southern California will also see some snow, with some light snow expected in Big Bear mainly on Friday.

Do you want to ski or board in 6 inches to 1 foot of mostly fresh snow, while the sun shines? Go to Tahoe or Mammoth. Do you want to ski or board while its snowing, and 6 inches to 1 foot or more of snow expected? Go to Colorado or Utah for the freshest turns...

The coming weeks will be more busy and we expect frequent snowfalls across all resort areas of the western US and Western Canada. Follow your favorite forecasts at www.snowforecast.com.

LONGER RANGE: We expect a busy pattern (frequent snows) across the western US and Canada into early February.

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Expanded Outlook

Sunday
↑29° / ↓21°
iconWinds: W 4 to 13 mph, then E 4 to 13 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓21°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds W 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 3 to 14 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑29° / ↓25°
Sky
Mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the afternoon.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds E 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 15 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 10 to 17 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,089ft
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Monday
↑31° / ↓23°
iconWinds: W 11 to 22 mph, then NW 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑29° / ↓24°
Sky
Overcast through the morning.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.35 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 8 to 11 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑31° / ↓23°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 5 to 13 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,089ft
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Tuesday
↑29° / ↓22°
iconWinds: SE 4 to 13 mph, then NE 5 to 14 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑28° / ↓22°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds SE 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 17 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 5 to 15 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑29° / ↓27°
Sky
Mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds NE 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 38 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 11 to 18 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,089ft
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Wednesday
↑35° / ↓28°
iconWinds: E 9 to 20 mph, then E 13 to 25 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑33° / ↓28°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds E 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 11 to 17 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑35° / ↓33°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds E 13 to 25 mph with gusts up to 31 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 16 to 19 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,089ft
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Thursday
↑34° / ↓20°
iconWinds: W 8 to 17 mph, then NW 7 to 16 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑34° / ↓29°
Sky
Overcast through the morning.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a dusting in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 14 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑30° / ↓20°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 7 to 16 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -2 to 15 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,089ft
temperature graph
Friday
↑25° / ↓16°
iconWinds: W 11 to 22 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑25° / ↓17°
Sky
Partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds W 11 to 22 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -3 to 6 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑25° / ↓16°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -6 to 6 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,089ft
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  • Soil High Temperature26°
  • Soil Low Temperature23°
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  • Soil Low Temperature26°
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  • Soil Low Temperature23°
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  • Soil Low Temperature25°
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  • Soil Low Temperature26°
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