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Snow before you go December 7 2022
Snow Before You Go: Where to Find the Best Snow this Week

Can’t wait to hit the slopes? Wait. Check Meteorologist Chris Tomer’s predictions before you pack the ..

US: Winter 22/23 Long-Range Weather Forecast
North America Winter 22/23 Long-Range Weather Forecast

Shorter days, cooler nights, and changing colors means fall is here. And with the fall season, means ski seaso..

Snow science: How mountains make snow
Snow science: How mountains make snow

It’s bound to happen at some point this season. After a long day of skiing a few inches of powder at you..

Here comes La Niña: This winter may pack big snows
Here comes La Niña: This winter may pack big snows

It’s time to talk about the weather and those twin weather-makers that make a difference in whether we&#..

Storm chasing, finding the perfect snowstorm, powder.
Storm chasing: How to line up the perfect snowstorm

You watch it move from the upper left corner of the weather map—that beautiful blue magenta blob—and your ..

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What’s a SNOTEL site and why does it matter?

SNOTEL sites are the unsung heroes of weather stations for skiers and snowboarders in the western United State..

Pow Pow Now: Another Big Snow Event Hits Utah Mountains.
Pow Pow Now: Another Big Snow Event Hits Utah Mountains

Sponsored by Visit Utah The snow is dumping again at Utah resorts, and the sounds you hear are eager skiers t..

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Jackson Hole Snow 101; know weather patterns like a local

Jackson Hole Like A Local Want to feel like a Jackson local? Check out our overview about Jackson Hole’s geo..

Does wind affect snow
Does wind affect snow? You bet it does and it’s good and bad

While wind may not be the best friend of a cold skier who’s duking out an internal battle between the de..

How do mountains make snow, ski cannons.
Olympic skiers and snowboarders are competing on 100% fake snow – the science of how it’s made and how it affects performance

Peter Veals, University of Utah The winter Olympics conjure up images of snowy mountain ranges, frozen ice rin..

The American GFS model is widely used by meteorologists and snow fanciers.
We can all use weather models to find snow

Weather forecasters often talk about the computer models they use to help predict snow, but are they just for ..

What does a perfect snowflake look like
What does a perfect snowflake look like?

Not all powder is created equal. Some is thick, heavy and “surfy”. Some is light, fluffy, and produces bli..

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