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Snow Before You Go

Snow Before You Go - ©Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain Resort

Snow Before You Go

What's the weather this week? Meteorologist Chris Tomer has your mountain forecast, including which ski resorts will get the most snow and when the flakes will fly. Read on for where to ski powder this weekend!

3.12 Snow Before You Go: Two Storm Systems Lined Up for the West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

3.12 Snow Before You Go: Two Storm Systems Lined Up for the West

Heavy snow coming to the Pacific Northwest and California between Friday night and Monday. Tahoe and Mammoth are in for 1-3 feet of accumulation at the higher elevations.

3.6 Snow Before You Go: One Storm System for the West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

3.6 Snow Before You Go: One Storm System for the West

A nearly bulletproof ridge of high pressure across the West will slowly give way to one storm system this weekend.

2.27 Snow Before You Go: Late Weekend Storm System - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.27 Snow Before You Go: Late Weekend Storm System

An abnormally warm and dry late February pattern gives way to a single storm system across the West. A general 6-14 inches at most ski resorts from CA, UT, WY, ID, to CO.

2.20 Snow Before You Go: Shifting Storm Track - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.20 Snow Before You Go: Shifting Storm Track

A few inches of snow coming Sunday and Monday for the Wasatch and I-70 corridor, more for Jackson Hole and Telluride.

2.13 Snow Before You Go: President's Day Special - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.13 Snow Before You Go: President's Day Special

The Tetons, Wasatch, and Central and Northern Mountains of Colorado can expect 1-2 feet of total accumulation over President's Day weekend.

2.6 Snow Before You Go: 1-3 FEET of Fresh Powder by Saturday - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.6 Snow Before You Go: 1-3 FEET of Fresh Powder by Saturday

A 125 mph jet stream delivers maximum snow amounts on a northwest flow pattern to ski areas in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado.

1.30 Snow Before You Go: Shifting Pattern Out West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.30 Snow Before You Go: Shifting Pattern Out West

Heavy snow accumulations return to most of the West by early next week. Watch the full snow forecast by On the Snow meteorologist Chris Tomer.

1.22 Snow Before You Go: Pacific Flow Equals Snow - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.22 Snow Before You Go: Pacific Flow Equals Snow

A rich flow of Pacific moisture continues to hit the Pacific Northwest including Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Pieces of that moisture break off through the weekend and hit the ski areas in Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, and Colorado.

1.15 Snow Before You Go: 1-3 feet coming for the Sierras, Cascades - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.15 Snow Before You Go: 1-3 feet coming for the Sierras, Cascades

The Sierras and Cascades are expected to receive 1-3 feet of snow by this Sunday. Watch On The Snow meteorologist Chris Tomer's full forecast.

1.13 Snow Before You Go: 2-3 Foot Grand Totals Comin' Right Up - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.13 Snow Before You Go: 2-3 Foot Grand Totals Comin' Right Up

2-3 ft grand totals expected for Jackson Hole and Alta/Snowbird this week! Watch On The Snow meteorologist Chris Tomer's full forecast.

1.8 Snow Before You Go: 2 Storm Systems Deliver Snow to the West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.8 Snow Before You Go: 2 Storm Systems Deliver Snow to the West

1-2 feet to hit the Pacific Northwest before moving to the Rockies. Watch the rest of On The Snow meteorologist Chris Tomer's to see who's going to get the most snow this week.

1.2 Snow Before You Go: 2020 Powder for the West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.2 Snow Before You Go: 2020 Powder for the West

Start out the new year with some powder! 1-2 feet of accumulation expected for many resorts in the west.

12.23 Snow Before You Go: Who's getting the most snow for Christmas? - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

12.23 Snow Before You Go: Who's getting the most snow for Christmas?

6-12" or more expected for California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona, and New Mexico on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

12.18 Snow Before You Go: Heavy Snow Shifts Northwest - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

12.18 Snow Before You Go: Heavy Snow Shifts Northwest

The heaviest snow this weekend shifts into the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, and northern California with 1-3 feet on the way. Watch meteorologist Chris Tomer's full forecast.

12.12 Snow Before You Go: Get Ready for a Powder Weekend! - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

12.12 Snow Before You Go: Get Ready for a Powder Weekend!

Colorado is the place to be this weekend. 1-3 feet of snow on the way. Watch the rest of meteorologist Chris Tomer's forecast.

Meet OnTheSnow's Mountain Meteorologist - ©Chris Tomer

Meet OnTheSnow's Mountain Meteorologist

Turn to OnTheSnow for weather forecasts and ski reports from one of the industry's most trusted meteorologists.

Final Forecast of the 18/19 Ski Season: 4.25 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Final Forecast of the 18/19 Ski Season: 4.25 Snow B4U Go

The west stays somewhat active over the next five days with a few different fast-moving storm systems. New snow favors the highest terrain.

High Elevation Powder Potential for Easter Weekend: 4.18 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

High Elevation Powder Potential for Easter Weekend: 4.18 Snow B4U Go

The best new snow will fall on the highest elevation peaks and ski areas, including Loveland and Breckenridge, for Easter weekend skiing.

1-2 Foot Snow Totals by Tuesday: 4.11 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1-2 Foot Snow Totals by Tuesday: 4.11 Snow B4U Go

The West is the place to be to take advantage of this snow for the next four to five days.

Head High for Heavy Snow: 4.4 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Head High for Heavy Snow: 4.4 Snow B4U Go

Two to three storm systems will ride a strong jet stream into the West. Snow levels will rise as warmer Spring temps take over.

Large Storm System for West & East: 3.28 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Large Storm System for West & East: 3.28 Snow B4U Go

One large storm system dominates the next five days. It starts out West then rolls East. Behind it the jet stream (storm track) shifts north into the Pacific Northwest.

Nor’easter & Double Dose Snowstorms to Ring in Spring: 3.21 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Nor’easter & Double Dose Snowstorms to Ring in Spring: 3.21 Snow B4U Go

One big storm system hits the Intermountain West then the pattern goes quiet. That big storm then rolls into the Northeast taking a northern track leaving the ski resorts with mostly rain.

Big Storm & 1-2 Feet for Intermountain West: 3.14 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Big Storm & 1-2 Feet for Intermountain West: 3.14 Snow B4U Go

One big storm system hits the Intermountain West then the pattern goes quiet. That big storm then rolls into the Northeast taking a northern track leaving the ski resorts with mostly rain.

Heavy Snow & 2 Storms Target Sierras, Rockies: 3.7 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Heavy Snow & 2 Storms Target Sierras, Rockies: 3.7 Snow B4U Go

The Pineapple Express continues out West with two different storm systems lined up for California. That moisture then spreads out across the Intermountain West.

Pineapple Express to Bury West Under 1-3 Feet: 2.28 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Pineapple Express to Bury West Under 1-3 Feet: 2.28 Snow B4U Go

The overall pattern remains active over the next five days. Out West, it's the Pineapple Express and heavy plumes of moisture.

1-3 Feet of Powder for West: 2.21 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1-3 Feet of Powder for West: 2.21 Snow B4U Go

The Pineapple Express takes a break, but the storm cycle remains active for the next five days with two to three different storm systems hitting the West Coast then marching across the country. In the Northeast, two large storms roll through.

Up to 3 Feet by Saturday for Colorado: 2.14 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Up to 3 Feet by Saturday for Colorado: 2.14 Snow B4U Go

The Pineapple Express continues out West with copious amounts of snow. In the Northeast, it remains stormy early then colder with lingering snow showers and a Clipper.

Up to 3 Feet by Monday at Lake Tahoe & Mammoth: 2.7 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Up to 3 Feet by Monday at Lake Tahoe & Mammoth: 2.7 Snow B4U Go

The active pattern across the West continues over the next five days with two additional storm systems lined up.

Large Storms, 1-3 Feet for Parts of West: 1.31 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Large Storms, 1-3 Feet for Parts of West: 1.31 Snow B4U Go

Across the West, the pattern gradually turns stormier; a ridging jet stream gradually buckles with two different large Pacific storm systems moving inland.

Solid Snowfall for Intermountain West, Northeast: 1.24 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Solid Snowfall for Intermountain West, Northeast: 1.24 Snow B4U Go

The Western storm track shifts north into Canada over the next five days setting up a series of smaller Clipper-like storm systems on a northwest flow pattern for the Intermountain West.

Best Week of the Season With Heavy Snow at Dozens of Ski Resorts: 1.17 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Best Week of the Season With Heavy Snow at Dozens of Ski Resorts: 1.17 Snow B4U Go

This could be the best week of the entire season at many ski areas across the West and the Northeast with heavy snow at dozens of resorts.

Snow Hits Soon for West & Northeast: 1.10 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Snow Hits Soon for West & Northeast: 1.10 Snow B4U Go

Heavy snow continues on Thursday with on and off snow Friday for parts of the West. In the Northeast, it looks colder with a couple chances for snow showers.

3-6 Feet to Wallop Parts of West: 1.3 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

3-6 Feet to Wallop Parts of West: 1.3 Snow B4U Go

An active pattern is setting up for the Pacific Northwest. There are three to four different storm systems lined up with the potential to bring 3-6 feet.

Widespread Snow Across West for New Year's: 12.27 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Widespread Snow Across West for New Year's: 12.27 Snow B4U Go

The pace and intensity of storm systems hitting the West Coast decreases. However, expect an active pattern with one to two storm systems lined up.

Holiday Hot Spots to See 1-4 Feet of Powder: 12.20 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Holiday Hot Spots to See 1-4 Feet of Powder: 12.20 Snow B4U Go

The pattern over the next five days remains active in the Pacific Northwest with two to three additional storm systems.

Pacific Northwest, BC to Pocket 3-6 Feet: 12.13 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Pacific Northwest, BC to Pocket 3-6 Feet: 12.13 Snow B4U Go

The storm track has shifted back towards the Pacific Northwest and could bring 3-6 feet of snow for some areas.

Fly South, Pac NW for Heavy Snow: 12.6 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Fly South, Pac NW for Heavy Snow: 12.6 Snow B4U Go

Southern third of the country to receive heavy precipitation, plus series of storm systems to hit the Pacific Northwest late in the weekend.

Multiple Storms & 1-3 Feet for Parts of West: 11.29 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Multiple Storms & 1-3 Feet for Parts of West: 11.29 Snow B4U Go

The U.S. weather pattern remains active for the West, including California. There are two to three different storm systems lined up over the next five days.

Feast on 1-3 Feet of Thanksgiving Powder: 11.22 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Feast on 1-3 Feet of Thanksgiving Powder: 11.22 Snow B4U Go

The U.S. weather pattern is moving to a very active jet stream that now favors areas devoid of snow just a week ago, including California and Utah.

Serious Snow in Spots: 11.15 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Serious Snow in Spots: 11.15 Snow B4U Go

The U.S. weather pattern mirrors last week with another large storm system for the Northeast and moderate snow out West.

Winter 18/19 Long-Range Weather Forecast - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Winter 18/19 Long-Range Weather Forecast

Meteorologist Chris Tomer's outlook for the 18/19 ski season predicts a pseudo El Niño. See what that means & where to ski.

Heavy Snow to Totally Dry: 11.8 Snow B4U Go - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Heavy Snow to Totally Dry: 11.8 Snow B4U Go

The next five days are a bit of a mix for ski resorts in North America. Meteorologist Chris Tomer reveals where the skiing will be best throughout the weekend.

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation