Snow Before You Go

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

Snow Before You Go

Which resorts will get the most snow this weekend and where will the powder skiing be best? Meteorologist Chris Tomer has the answer, along with the timelines and totals so skiers and riders can plan accordingly.

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.

4.26 Snow Before You Go: Bulk of New Snow Targets West  - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

4.26 Snow Before You Go: Bulk of New Snow Targets West

The weather pattern is shifting into spring mode with warmer temperatures and more rain than snow in many locations. The bulk of new snow falls in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming between Sunday and Wednesday.

4.19 Snow Before You Go: Storms Reboot East & West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

4.19 Snow Before You Go: Storms Reboot East & West

I'm forecasting one storm system for the West, one for the Pacific Northwest and one for the Northeast over the next five days.

4.13 Snow Before You Go: Spring Storms for Both Coasts - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

4.13 Snow Before You Go: Spring Storms for Both Coasts

This weekend is dominated by one large and windy spring storm system set to impact both the East and West Coast.

4.5 Snow Before You Go: Pineapple Express to Dominate West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

4.5 Snow Before You Go: Pineapple Express to Dominate West

A Pineapple Express pattern dominates the West this weekend, with abnormally warm temperatures and heavy amounts of rain and snow. In the Northeast, one to two storm systems are lined up.

3.29 Snow Before You Go: 2 Storms for West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

3.29 Snow Before You Go: 2 Storms for West

A typical spring pattern is shaping up for the next five days with fast moving weather and warmer temperatures.

3.22 Snow Before You Go: Pineapple Express & Heavy Snow West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

3.22 Snow Before You Go: Pineapple Express & Heavy Snow West

The West remains active with two storm systems lined up, including the Pineapple Express in California.

3.15 Snow Before You Go: 2-6 Feet to Whiteout Parts of West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

3.15 Snow Before You Go: 2-6 Feet to Whiteout Parts of West

The West remains very active with a big dip in the jet stream ushering in two to three large storm systems over the next seven days.

3.8 Snow Before You Go: Powerful Nor'easter & Heavy Powder - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

3.8 Snow Before You Go: Powerful Nor'easter & Heavy Powder

The jet stream remains active for the Northeast with a powerful nor’easter continuing on Thursday then drier. Across the West there is one primary storm system for the weekend.

2.29 Snow Before You Go: Large Storms for Both Coasts - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.29 Snow Before You Go: Large Storms for Both Coasts

The pattern over the next seven days is dominated by an active jet stream supporting two large storm systems, with one on each coast.

2.22 Snow Before You Go: Plenty of Powder for the Weekend - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.22 Snow Before You Go: Plenty of Powder for the Weekend

Where will the skiing be best this weekend? The jet stream remains active across the West with three different storm systems lined up.

2.15 Snow Before You Go: Storm Cycle Reboots for West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.15 Snow Before You Go: Storm Cycle Reboots for West

The jet streams remains favorable for the Intermountain West over the next seven days with two to three storm systems lined up.

2.8 Snow Before You Go: 2-3 Storms in the Next Week - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.8 Snow Before You Go: 2-3 Storms in the Next Week

The weather forecast for the next week shows an active pattern with two to three storm systems lined up for the ski resorts.

2.1 Snow Before You Go: Powder Surfing on Waves of Snow - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.1 Snow Before You Go: Powder Surfing on Waves of Snow

The jet stream remains active for the intermountain West through the weekend into next week with three to four waves of snowfall.

1.25 Snow Before You Go: 3-6 Feet for Parts of West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.25 Snow Before You Go: 3-6 Feet for Parts of West

The jet stream remains active across the West over the next five days delivering heavy snowfall.

1.11 Snow Before You Go: Large Storms Target Parts of West & Northeast - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.11 Snow Before You Go: Large Storms Target Parts of West & Northeast

Snow continues across the West with an active jet stream over the next five days. In the Northeast, warm initially and then one large storm system for the weekend with rain and snow.

1.4 Snow Before You Go: Jet Stream Favors Both Coasts - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

1.4 Snow Before You Go: Jet Stream Favors Both Coasts

The jet stream favors both coasts over the next five days. Heavy snow paves the way for powder conditions in the Northeast and two storm systems are lined up out West.

12.28 Snow Before You Go: Jet Stream & Heavy Snow Favor North - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

12.28 Snow Before You Go: Jet Stream & Heavy Snow Favor North

An excellent pattern for the northern Intermountain West over the next five days and one to two Alberta Clipper storm systems in the Northeast.

12.21 Snow Before You Go: Active Holiday Jet Stream East & West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

12.21 Snow Before You Go: Active Holiday Jet Stream East & West

Santa delivers an active jet stream for the Intermountain West over the next five days. In the Northeast, the pattern remains active with two storm systems.

12.14 Snow Before You Go: Wintry Pattern Northeast, Mild Snow West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

12.14 Snow Before You Go: Wintry Pattern Northeast, Mild Snow West

Light to moderate snowfall accumulation for the West and a continuation of the winter pattern with two Alberta Clippers in the Northeast.

12.7 Snow Before You Go: Storm Track Favors Northeast - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

12.7 Snow Before You Go: Storm Track Favors Northeast

This is going to be an abnormally dry five-day stretch for most of the West, with the storm track favoring the Northeast.

11.30 Snow Before You Go: Large Storm System for the West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

11.30 Snow Before You Go: Large Storm System for the West

One large storm system is lined up for the West over the next five days. In the Northeast, there are two chances for light snow accumulation at the ski areas.

11.23 Snow Before You Go: Rain Over to Snow - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

11.23 Snow Before You Go: Rain Over to Snow

Two storm systems are lined up for parts of the West over the next five days, but warm temperatures will threaten to mix the snow with rain at many ski areas initially.

11.16 Snow Before You Go: Double Dose of Snow - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

11.16 Snow Before You Go: Double Dose of Snow

The jet stream remains favorable for the West with 2 storm systems lined up over the next 5 days. In the Northeast, things are looking better with 2 storm systems & some snow at the ski areas.

11.9 Snow Before You Go: Snowy Week for West - ©Meteorologist

11.9 Snow Before You Go: Snowy Week for West

Another snowy five-day stretch for the West with two different storm systems lined-up. In the Northeast, two shots of light snow are possible.

11.2 Snow Before You Go: 1-2 Feet for West - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

11.2 Snow Before You Go: 1-2 Feet for West

Two large storm systems move into the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West over the next five days.

17/18 Ski Season Long-Range Weather Forecast - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

17/18 Ski Season Long-Range Weather Forecast

Which ski resorts will get the most snow this winter? Snow Before You Go Meteorologist, Chris Tomer presents the long-range forecast for the 17/18 ski season.

Advertisement

Newsletter

Get OnTheSnow on the go
Learn more

Advertisement

Advertisement