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Snow Depth: 19"
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Temperature: 41°
Snow Depth: 5"
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Snow Depth: 10"
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Today's Forecast
↑36° ↓18°
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  • Dewpoint↓-2° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓14% / ↑39%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Clear before noon and then partly cloudy becoming overcast later into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds W 8 to 17 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 7 to 13 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 21st
↑37° ↓20°
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  • Dewpoint↓-2° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓12% / ↑36%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then clear through the afternoon and evening.
No snow.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds W 7 to 16 mph through the morning becoming SW 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 25 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 18 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 22nd
↑36° ↓16°
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  • Dewpoint↓15° / ↑1°
  • Humidity↓18% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds W 22 to 34 mph through the morning shifting to W 29 to 41 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 51 mph. Expected wind chill to be -12 to 11 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 23rd
↑32° ↓14°
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  • Dewpoint↓13° / ↑2°
  • Humidity↓36% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow after daylight.
Flurries possible throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds W 17 to 29 mph through the morning shifting to W 25 to 37 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 50 mph. Wind chill expected to be -11 to 4 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 24th
↑15° ↓9°
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  • Dewpoint↓14° / ↑5°
  • Humidity↓49% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow6"
  • Regional Snow Depth3"
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then overcast through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon, snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.6 inches
Winds W 18 to 30 mph through the morning becoming NW 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 49 mph. Expected wind chill to be -13 to -1 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 25th
↑25° ↓8°
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  • Dewpoint↓-1° / ↑-4°
  • Humidity↓32% / ↑84%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then clear becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow after daylight.
Flurries possible throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds NW 13 to 25 mph through the morning becoming W 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 31 mph. Wind chill expected to be -22 to 2 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update18 Nov @ 01:11
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 1"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
None Reported
  • High Lift Elevation12,450ft
  • Base Elevation9,207ft
  • Vertical Drop3,293ft
  • Longest Trail5.25 miles
  • Trails0 of 110
  • Lifts0 of 15
  • Acreage0 of 1294 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
11°
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Conditions
  • Humidity85%
  • Dewpoint
  • SustainedN 0mph
  • GustingN 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth19"
Comments
Fair
Location
Angel Fire Airport, NM
  • Elevation11,998ft
  • UpdatedNov 20 @ 09:14
28°
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Conditions
  • Humidity75%
  • Dewpoint21°
  • SustainedNW 3mph
  • GustingNW 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth10"
Comments
Fair
Location
Taos, Taos Regional Airport, NM
  • Elevation9,596ft
  • UpdatedNov 20 @ 09:14
Top
Base
KACHINA PEAK (ELEV 12,481)
KACHINA PEAK (ELEV 12,481)
Contact
Location
  • City: Taos Ski Valley
  • State: New Mexico
  • Country: United States
October 31, 2018 - Western US Short and Long Range Weather Outlook
It's all in the video...

If you check our long range season outlook posted in September, we have it covered, snow happening as planned, and more to come as we expected, no surprises:



It's also helpful to stay updated via our forecasts for individual resorts, for the finer details.

Mountain Summit Forecast

Tuesday
↑35° / ↓18°
iconWinds: W 10 to 21 mph, then SW 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑35° / ↓19°
Sky
Clear through the morning.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Expected wind chill to be 5 to 8 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑25° / ↓18°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 9 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,402ft
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Wednesday
↑36° / ↓19°
iconWinds: NW 9 to 20 mph, then SW 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑35° / ↓22°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming clear through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds near the top NW 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill expected to be 6 to 8 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑25° / ↓19°
Sky
Clear through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Wind chill expected to be 8 to 14 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,402ft
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Thursday
↑36° / ↓15°
iconWinds: W 29 to 41 mph, then W 30 to 42 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑36° / ↓21°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 29 to 41 mph with gusts up to 43 mph. Wind chill expected to be 1 to 9 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑27° / ↓16°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 30 to 42 mph with gusts up to 47 mph. Expected wind chill to be -15 to 1 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,402ft
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Friday
↑33° / ↓13°
iconWinds: NW 30 to 42 mph, then W 31 to 43 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑30° / ↓19°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Flurries possible through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top NW 30 to 42 mph with gusts up to 47 mph. Wind chill expected to be -15 to -1 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑25° / ↓21°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 31 to 43 mph with gusts up to 57 mph. Wind chill expected to be -2 to 2 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,402ft
temperature graph
Saturday
↑17° / ↓8°
iconWinds: W 26 to 38 mph, then NW 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 6"
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AM

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↑29° / ↓22°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 3 to 5 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.38 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 26 to 38 mph with gusts up to 57 mph. Wind chill expected to be -5 to 0 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑15° / ↓8°
Sky
Overcast through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top NW 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill expected to be -22 to -5 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,402ft
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Sunday
↑26° / ↓7°
iconWinds: NW 25 to 37 mph, then W 7 to 16 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑18° / ↓11°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top NW 25 to 37 mph with gusts up to 46 mph. Wind chill expected to be -28 to -18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑18° / ↓11°
Sky
Clear becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be -18 to -2 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 12,402ft
temperature graph

Mountain Base Forecast

Tuesday
↑38° / ↓20°
iconWinds: W 7 to 16 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑37° / ↓21°
Sky
Clear through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be 12 to 24 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑31° / ↓22°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 20 to 26 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,122ft
temperature graph
Wednesday
↑40° / ↓22°
iconWinds: W 6 to 15 mph, then S 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑38° / ↓25°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming clear through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 19 to 26 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑30° / ↓23°
Sky
Clear through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base S 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be 18 to 28 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,122ft
temperature graph
Thursday
↑39° / ↓21°
iconWinds: W 16 to 28 mph, then W 15 to 27 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑37° / ↓24°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 16 to 28 mph with gusts up to 38 mph. Expected wind chill to be 16 to 20 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑32° / ↓21°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the 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 W 15 to 27 mph with gusts up to 41 mph. Expected wind chill to be 4 to 20 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,122ft
temperature graph
Friday
↑36° / ↓18°
iconWinds: W 13 to 25 mph, then W 14 to 26 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑33° / ↓24°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 13 to 25 mph with gusts up to 31 mph. Wind chill expected to be 6 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑29° / ↓22°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 14 to 26 mph with gusts up to 34 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 20 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,122ft
temperature graph
Saturday
↑21° / ↓13°
iconWinds: W 14 to 26 mph, then NW 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 6"
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AM

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↑33° / ↓25°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.38 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 14 to 26 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Expected wind chill to be 11 to 17 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑21° / ↓13°
Sky
Overcast through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 4 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base NW 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill expected to be 2 to 17 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,122ft
temperature graph
Sunday
↑13° / ↓13°
iconWinds: NW 8 to 19 mph, then W 7 to 16 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑23° / ↓16°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base NW 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Wind chill expected to be -6 to 7 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑18° / ↓17°
Sky
Clear becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be 7 to 10 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,122ft
temperature graph

Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature31°
  • Soil Low Temperature28°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature32°
  • Soil Low Temperature28°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature32°
  • Soil Low Temperature29°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature32°
  • Soil Low Temperature30°
Summit Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature32°
  • Soil Low Temperature29°
Summit Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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