Latest Powder Alerts

Check out the latest posts below to get some context.

Little snow, then Weekend Sun

Hello Folks,

Expect a little new snow on Thursday morning (2-4) as disorganized storm may have some legs, after an overnight lull. The storm will deliver a shot of fresh snow through Thursday (1-3), then taper off on Friday (1) with partial clearing.

Youll like the weekend for several reasons. There will be fresh snow, from Thursdays and Friday's storms, for a refreshed snow surface. Also, visibility will be good with increasing sunshine over the weekend. Plus, the temperatures will warm up from the near zero morning readings earlier this week in the Cascades.

After the enjoyable ski weekend, there will be new snowfall on Monday and Tuesday, as a new system moves into the NW. Expect clearing the middle of next week

Snow coverage is good with 4 to 12 feet as the snowpack base and roughly 87% -107% of normal snowpack for this time of year (source: NWAC March 1). Generally, the snowpack does not start to melt in any significant way until April, so the snowpack will be good until the end of the season.

Your Grand Poobah of Powder
Larry Schick meteorologist

Announcement

Dollie Armstrong, a first class lady of skiing, passed away recently. I first met Dollie in 1987 while doing a story when I worked at KING-TV. The story was on her newly created Ski For All. A wonderful organization helping disabled people ski (now called Outdoors for All). Dollie was full of life, loved the mountains, skiing and wanted everyone to enjoy in the fun.

A celebration of Dollie's life will be held Saturday May 4, 2019 at 5:00pm (doors open 3:30-7:30pm) Montlake Community Center 1618 E. Calhoun St., 98112. In lieu of flowers consider a gift to - Washington State Ski and Snowboard Museum and/or Outdoors For All Foundation.

Sponsors





Know before you go!


Alpine Physical Therapy

Sign up for Free Powder alerts

Subscribe to powder alerts get latest scoop on mountain conditions in your inbox

Sign Up Now

Don't worry, we don't spam

Get in touch

Drop a line, the poobah of powder would love to hear from you.