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How Does Wind Affect Snow?

25th September 2018 | Meteorologist Chris Tomer

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The ideal wind directions for Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole include west, west-southwest, northwest and southeast wind directions.  - © Meteorologist Chris Tomer

The ideal wind directions for Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole include west, west-southwest, northwest and southeast wind directions.
Copyright: Meteorologist Chris Tomer

The ideal wind directions for Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole include west, west-southwest, northwest and southeast wind directions.  - © Meteorologist Chris Tomer
The ideal wind directions for creating the best snow conditions at Vail Ski Resort are west-northwest and northwest. - © Meteorologist Chris Tomer

The ideal wind directions for creating the best snow conditions at Vail Ski Resort are west-northwest and northwest.
Copyright: Meteorologist Chris Tomer

The ideal wind directions for creating the best snow conditions at Vail Ski Resort are west-northwest and northwest. - © Meteorologist Chris Tomer
The ideal wind directions that set up a clean upslope flow for solid snow conditions in the Lake Tahoe region depend on what resort you're skiing.  - © Meteorologist Chris Tomer

The ideal wind directions that set up a clean upslope flow for solid snow conditions in the Lake Tahoe region depend on what resort you're skiing.
Copyright: Meteorologist Chris Tomer

The ideal wind directions that set up a clean upslope flow for solid snow conditions in the Lake Tahoe region depend on what resort you're skiing.  - © Meteorologist Chris Tomer
January was GOOD to Jackson Hole! - © Jackson Hole

January was GOOD to Jackson Hole!
Copyright: Jackson Hole

January was GOOD to Jackson Hole! - © Jackson Hole
The last turns of the 2016 were good ones at Vail.  - © Dave Neff

The last turns of the 2016 were good ones at Vail.
Copyright: Dave Neff

The last turns of the 2016 were good ones at Vail.  - © Dave Neff
Sunny skies delivered at stellar opening day at Heavenly with views of Lake Tahoe.              - © Heavenly/Vail Resorts

Sunny skies delivered at stellar opening day at Heavenly with views of Lake Tahoe.
Copyright: Heavenly/Vail Resorts

Sunny skies delivered at stellar opening day at Heavenly with views of Lake Tahoe.              - © Heavenly/Vail Resorts

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