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Today's Forecast
↑26° ↓19°
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  • Dewpoint↓24° / ↑11°
  • Humidity↓70% / ↑97%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow7"
  • Regional Snow Depth9"
Partly cloudy before noon and then mostly cloudy later into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon, snow in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be 5 to 8 inches before noon and a trace in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.18 to 0.88 inches
Winds SW 7 to 16 mph through the morning becoming SW 6 to 15 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be 6 to 12 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 23rd
↑25° ↓21°
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  • Dewpoint↓19° / ↑16°
  • Humidity↓80% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow4"
  • Regional Snow Depth33"
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning followed by another 2 to 3 inches before noon and a dusting in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.6 inches
Winds SW 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be 7 to 13 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 24th
↑25° ↓16°
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  • Dewpoint↓20° / ↑12°
  • Humidity↓75% / ↑92%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow2"
  • Regional Snow Depth31"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 3 inches before noon and a trace in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.06 to 0.28 inches
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning becoming E 5 to 14 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph. Wind chill expected to be 3 to 16 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 25th
↑21° ↓16°
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  • Dewpoint↓17° / ↑12°
  • Humidity↓83% / ↑92%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow3"
  • Regional Snow Depth32"
Overcast through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning followed by another trace before noon and a dusting in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.35 inches
Winds E 5 to 14 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be 2 to 9 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 26th
↑20° ↓11°
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  • Dewpoint↓12° / ↑7°
  • Humidity↓79% / ↑92%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth31"
Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the early morning, then another dusting before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.15 inches
Winds SE 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 16 mph. Wind chill expected to be -7 to 7 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 27th
↑17° ↓8°
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  • Dewpoint↓12° / ↑2°
  • Humidity↓76% / ↑87%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth30"
Partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
No precipitation expected.
Winds variable at 0 to 8 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be -12 to 2 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update22 Feb @ 05:02
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs1"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth71 to 100"
  • Today's Snow Potential7"
Comments
15in, past 7 days. Snow surface is packed powder and powder
  • High Lift Elevation6,550ft
  • Base Elevation4,500ft
  • Vertical Drop2,050ft
  • Longest Trail2.25
  • Trails47 of 47
  • Lifts5 of 8
  • Acreage0 of 1402 ( 100% )
Other Info
  • Tubing HoursSat/Sun: 9:30a-4p
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
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Conditions
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  • SustainedN 0mph
  • GustingN 2mph
  • VisibilityUnreported
  • Snow Depth58"
Comments
Unreported
Location
ASHFORD, WA
  • Elevation4,440ft
  • UpdatedFeb 22 @ 08:06
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Conditions
  • Humidity%
  • Dewpoint
  • SustainedN 0mph
  • GustingN 2mph
  • VisibilityUnreported
  • Snow Depth58"
Comments
Unreported
Location
ASHFORD, WA
  • Elevation4,440ft
  • UpdatedFeb 22 @ 08:06
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Location
  • City: Yakima
  • State: Washington
  • 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

Mountain Summit Forecast

Friday
↑21° / ↓16°
iconWinds: SW 12 to 24 mph, then W 12 to 24 mph
iconForecast Snow: 9"
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AM

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↑20° / ↓17°
Skies
Partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 7 to 10 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.15 to 0.75 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SW 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 62 mph. Expected wind chill to be 0 to 2 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑21° / ↓16°
Skies
Mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 31 mph. Wind chill expected to be -5 to 1 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,835ft
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Saturday
↑19° / ↓16°
iconWinds: SW 7 to 16 mph, then S 6 to 15 mph
iconForecast Snow: 5"
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AM

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↑19° / ↓16°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning followed by another 2 to 4 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.38 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SW 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be -4 to 3 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑19° / ↓18°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top S 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 3 to 5 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,835ft
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Sunday
↑19° / ↓14°
iconWinds: SE 4 to 13 mph, then E 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 3"
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AM

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↑19° / ↓16°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SE 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be -1 to 6 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑19° / ↓14°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top E 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be -3 to 9 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,835ft
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Monday
↑16° / ↓12°
iconWinds: E 7 to 16 mph, then SE 5 to 14 mph
iconForecast Snow: 4"
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AM

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↑14° / ↓13°
Skies
Cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning, then another trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top E 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be -7 to -3 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑16° / ↓12°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SE 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be -4 to 0 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,835ft
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Tuesday
↑14° / ↓8°
iconWinds: SE 6 to 15 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑14° / ↓11°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the early morning followed by another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SE 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Expected wind chill to be -5 to -2 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑14° / ↓8°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be -13 to -2 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,835ft
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Wednesday
↑16° / ↓7°
iconWinds: variable 0 to 8 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑12° / ↓7°
Skies
Partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds near the top variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be -16 to -8 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑16° / ↓13°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be -6 to 1 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 5,835ft
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Mountain Base Forecast

Friday
↑26° / ↓19°
iconWinds: SW 7 to 16 mph, then SW 6 to 15 mph
iconForecast Snow: 7"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓19°
Skies
Partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 5 to 8 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.15 to 0.75 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base SW 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 12 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑26° / ↓21°
Skies
Mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base SW 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Wind chill expected to be 7 to 12 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,478ft
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Saturday
↑25° / ↓21°
iconWinds: SW 4 to 13 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 4"
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AM

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↑24° / ↓21°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.38 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base SW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be 7 to 12 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑25° / ↓21°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be 9 to 13 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,478ft
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Sunday
↑25° / ↓17°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then E 5 to 14 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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AM

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↑24° / ↓17°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 3 to 13 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑25° / ↓18°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base E 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be 4 to 16 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,478ft
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Monday
↑22° / ↓16°
iconWinds: E 5 to 14 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 3"
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AM

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↑21° / ↓18°
Skies
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning followed by another trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base E 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be 3 to 7 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑22° / ↓16°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a dusting in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 2 to 9 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,478ft
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Tuesday
↑20° / ↓11°
iconWinds: SE 4 to 13 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑20° / ↓15°
Skies
Mostly cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the early morning followed by another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base SE 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Wind chill expected to be 2 to 7 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑20° / ↓11°
Skies
Mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be -7 to 7 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,478ft
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Wednesday
↑18° / ↓8°
iconWinds: variable 0 to 8 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑17° / ↓8°
Skies
Partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds around the base variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be -12 to 1 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑18° / ↓13°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be -3 to 2 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,478ft
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Snow Maker's Corner

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  • Soil High Temperature25°
  • Soil Low Temperature17°
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  • Soil High Temperature26°
  • Soil Low Temperature19°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature25°
  • Soil Low Temperature20°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature24°
  • Soil Low Temperature20°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature22°
  • Soil Low Temperature17°
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