NOAA: “Potent Spring Storm” To Clobber Rocky Mountains Next 3-Days

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"Potent spring storm will continue to bring snow across the west over the next couple of days. Here is a look at the forecast amounts through Wednesday afternoon." - NOAA, today
“Potent spring storm will continue to bring snow across the west over the next couple of days. Here is a look at the forecast amounts through Wednesday afternoon.” – NOAA, today

NOAA is forecasting big snow across the Rocky Mountains the next 3-days.   Up to 24″ of snow are forecast in MT & UT.  Up to 36″ of snow is forecast in Nevada (not the Rockies). 

See detailed snow forecasts for Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Colorado below:

PINK = Winter Storm Warning. BLUE = Winter Storm Watch. PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory. image: noaa, today
PINK = Winter Storm Warning. BLUE = Winter Storm Watch. PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory. image: noaa, today

Utah:

  • 12-24″ of snow forecast in the Wasatch mountains (Alta, Snowbird, Brighton, Solitude)
  • NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Utah:
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 FEET...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS IN
  THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS AND THE WESTERN UINTAS. - NOAA SLC, UT today
image: noaa, today
image: noaa, today

Montana:

  • 12-24″ of snow forecast for Southwest Montana
  • Big Sky has already gotten 6-8″ of snow as of this morning
  • Bridger Bowl has already gotten 10″ as of this morning
  • NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Montana:
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL
  FALL OVER NORTHEAST AND EAST FACING SLOPES...WITH LIGHTER
  AMOUNTS OVER WEST FACING SLOPES. - NOAA Billings, MT today
Snowfall forecast Monday Tuesday. image: noaa, today
Snowfall forecast Monday Tuesday. image: noaa, today

Nevada:

  • 12-36″ of snow forecast for the Ruby Mountains 
  • NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Ruby Mountains:
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 FEET. - NOAA Elko, NV today
Snowfall forecast for Nevada's Ruby Mountains. image: noaa, today
Snowfall forecast for Nevada’s Ruby Mountains. image: noaa, today

Wyoming:

  • 6-13″ of snow forecast for the Tetons and more for Southwest Wyoming
  • NOAA has issued a Special Weather Statement for the Tetons:
OCCASIONAL SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE AT TIMES
THROUGH TUESDAY WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT.
TOTAL SNOWFALL WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE JACKSON
VALLEY AND 4 TO 7 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE STATEMENTS ON THIS STORM AND
FOR POSSIBLE WINTER HIGHLIGHTS. - NOAA Riverton, WY today
6-13" of snowfall forecast this week at Grand Targhee ski resort in WY. image: noaa, today
6-13″ of snowfall forecast this week at Grand Targhee ski resort in WY. image: noaa, today

 

Idaho:

  • 4-9″ of snowfall for Southeast Idaho
  • NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Idaho:
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS LIKELY
  IN THE EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY. - NOAA Pocatello, ID today
Snowfall forecast for Idaho Monday-Tuesday. image: noaa, yesterday
Snowfall forecast for Idaho Monday-Tuesday. image: noaa, yesterday

Colorado:

  • 5″ of snow forecast for Southwest Colorado
  • NOAA has issued a Hazard Weather Outlook for Colorado:
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SHOWERS WILL BE HEAVIEST TUESDAY AND WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON
THROUGH FRIDAY WITH DRY WEATHER EXPECTED TO RETURN SATURDAY.
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE IN MOST MOUNTAIN AREAS FROM
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. - NOAA Denver, CO today
Snowfall forecast for CO Monday Tuesday. image: noaa, yesterday
Snowfall forecast for CO Monday Tuesday. image: noaa, yesterday

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