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Snow Depth: 68"
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Today's Forecast
↑38° ↓29°
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  • Dewpoint↓12° / ↑4°
  • Humidity↓17% / ↑36%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth88"
Clear through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
None expected.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds NW 12 to 24 mph through the morning becoming NW 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 31 mph. Expected wind chill to be 8 to 25 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 26th
↑42° ↓36°
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  • Dewpoint↓28° / ↑7°
  • Humidity↓18% / ↑71%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Clear becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
None expected throughout the day.
No precipitation expected.
Winds SW 12 to 24 mph through the morning becoming SW 27 to 39 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 49 mph. Wind chill expected to be 21 to 28 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 27th
↑44° ↓36°
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  • Dewpoint↓30° / ↑18°
  • Humidity↓33% / ↑84%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening. Chance of rain after daylight and then rain in the afternoon.
No snow.
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds W 16 to 28 mph through the morning shifting to W 17 to 29 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 39 mph. Expected wind chill to be 19 to 29 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 28th
↑44° ↓38°
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  • Dewpoint↓18° / ↑12°
  • Humidity↓24% / ↑38%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then clear becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
None expected.
None expected.
Winds W 23 to 35 mph through the morning becoming W 33 to 45 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 47 mph. Expected wind chill to be 20 to 28 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 29th
↑37° ↓21°
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  • Dewpoint↓13° / ↑-3°
  • Humidity↓27% / ↑48%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then clear through the afternoon and evening.
None expected.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds W 42 to 54 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 65 mph. Wind chill expected to be -4 to 18 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 30th
↑24° ↓18°
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  • Dewpoint↓11° / ↑-6°
  • Humidity↓25% / ↑66%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Clear becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
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. Expected wind chill to be -3 to 9 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update24 Mar @ 05:03
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total264"
  • Average Base Depth88"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
6in, past 5 days. Snow surface is machine groomed and powder
  • High Lift Elevation12,075ft
  • Base Elevation10,350ft
  • Vertical Drop1,725ft
  • Longest Trail3 miles
  • Trails83 of 83
  • Lifts6 of 7
  • Acreage0 of 660 ( 100% )
Other Info
  • Groomed Night Ski Trails36 ( 43% )
44°
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Conditions
  • Humidity43%
  • Dewpoint23°
  • SustainedN 10mph
  • GustingN 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth57"
Comments
Fair
Location
Santa Fe County Municipal Airport, NM
  • Elevation10,935ft
  • UpdatedMar 25 @ 09:12
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Location
  • City: Santa Fe
  • State: New Mexico
  • 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
↑38° / ↓29°
iconWinds: NW 12 to 24 mph, then NW 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑33° / ↓29°
Skies
Clear through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds NW 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 31 mph. Wind chill expected to be 8 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑38° / ↓33°
Skies
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Expected wind chill to be 18 to 25 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,358ft
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Tuesday
↑42° / ↓36°
iconWinds: SW 12 to 24 mph, then SW 27 to 39 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑38° / ↓36°
Skies
Clear becoming mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds SW 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill expected to be 21 to 24 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑42° / ↓38°
Skies
Cloudy into the evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 27 to 39 mph with gusts up to 49 mph. Wind chill expected to be 22 to 28 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,358ft
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Wednesday
↑44° / ↓36°
iconWinds: W 16 to 28 mph, then W 17 to 29 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑39° / ↓36°
Skies
Mostly cloudy before noon. Chance of rain after daylight.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds W 16 to 28 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Wind chill expected to be 19 to 24 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑44° / ↓39°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds W 17 to 29 mph with gusts up to 39 mph. Wind chill expected to be 24 to 29 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,358ft
temperature graph
Thursday
↑44° / ↓38°
iconWinds: W 23 to 35 mph, then W 33 to 45 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑42° / ↓38°
Skies
Cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds W 23 to 35 mph with gusts up to 47 mph. Wind chill expected to be 20 to 27 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑44° / ↓38°
Skies
Clear becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds W 33 to 45 mph with gusts up to 46 mph. Wind chill expected to be 20 to 28 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,358ft
temperature graph
Friday
↑37° / ↓21°
iconWinds: W 42 to 54 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑37° / ↓26°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds W 42 to 54 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. Wind chill expected to be 2 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑30° / ↓21°
Skies
Clear through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be -4 to 7 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,358ft
temperature graph
Saturday
↑24° / ↓18°
iconWinds: variable 0 to 8 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑22° / ↓18°
Skies
Clear becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be -3 to 9 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑24° / ↓21°
Skies
Mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 2 to 9 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,358ft
temperature graph

Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature40°
  • Soil Low Temperature35°
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  • Soil Low Temperature35°
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  • Soil Low Temperature38°
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  • Soil Low Temperature40°
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  • Soil High Temperature44°
  • Soil Low Temperature40°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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