NOAA and more are forecasting a BIG pattern change for the West Coast and the Western USA this week from hot and dry to cold and wet.
Some weather models are showing HUGE snowfall totals for the West Coast in the next 7 days and nearly all models are showing a very stormy month of March in the Western USA.
Miracle March is on its way!
California, Oregon, Washington:
Huge precipitation numbers and drowning snowfalls are forecast for the West Coast in the next week. Up to 5-8″ of liquid precipitation is forecast in spots in the next 7-days (which could translate to 5-8 feet of snow…).
Some weather models are forecasting up to 6-Feet of snowfall for Lake Tahoe, CA/NV above 8,000-feet by Monday…
“Can I go out on the limb and forecast 5-10 feet through the latter part of next week.” – Powderchasers.com, forecast for the Sierra Nevada, CA today
Brian Allegretto of Opensnow.com is forecasting 25-42″ of snow above 8,000-feet by Monday.
Mammoth Mountain Weather Guy is forecasting 120-150″ of snowfall for Mammoth in the month of March.
Idaho, Wyoming, Montana:
Around 2.5″ of liquid precipitation is forecast in the next 7-days in the northern Rockies, which would translate to around 2.5-feet of snow is the mountains (Jackson Hole, Grand Targhee, Big Sky).
Looking like a snowy week next week with around .8″ of liquid precipitation forecast the next 7-days, which would translate to around a 8″ of snowfall in CO. Local forecasters are calling for even more…
NOAA is forecasting 1.2″ of liquid forecast for Utah the next 7-days which would translate to around 14″ of snowfall. Powder Mountain & Snowbasin look like they’ll do well in this cycle. Alta, Snowbird, Solitude, and Brighton always seem to get more snow than forecast…
MORE MIRACLE MARCH INFO:
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