Nov 15, 2015 8:58 pm
Expect snow, then rain and then...snow again. Hang on for a wild ride with wind too. But in the end well end up with more snow than we will start with this week.
We have cold air in place, so when a warm front moves in on Monday it will produce 7-15 of snow with a SL of 2000ft. Nice dumpage, but warmer air moves in and the snow level rises to 5000ft, by Tuesday. Expect rain on snow (ROS) down on the lower slopes, but continuing snow up high. Not much snow loss, mainly consolidation. High wind will drift snow filling in areas like Green Valley at Crystal and most upper elevations at the Summit, Stevens and especially Mt Baker. Snow level drops to 2000ft with more snow late Tuesday and mainly Wednesday, adding even more new snow.
Whistler will open late in the week. Several more spots (Crystal / Baker) and others will be giving it consideration when the week is over with a lot of new snow - stay tuned
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