SnowBrains Forecast: 5-15 cm of Snow For RED Mountain, BC Through Sunday—More Early Next Week

Eric McNamee | | WeatherWeather
NBM Snowfall Map Through Sunday. Source: maps.weatherbell.com

Forecast By SnowBrains Chief Meteorologist – Eric McNamee

 8:55 PM MST, 11/11/2021

Brought to you by RED Mountain Resort, BC

Forecast Summary:

This weekend, a shortwave trough will move through British Columbia and bring 5-15 cm (3-5″) of snow to RED Mountain Resort.

Snow will initially start early Friday and continue on and off through Sunday.

Showers will taper off Sunday night as high pressure builds over the region.

More snow looks possible in the middle of next week.

Short-Term Forecast:

Tuesday-Thursday:

This weekend, a shortwave trough will move through British Columbia and bring 5-15 cm (3-5″) of snow to RED Mountain.

As mentioned snow will initially start early Friday as the shortwave trough drags moisture into the region.

This plume of moisture will move out of the area, but atmospheric dynamics will support snow showers continuing through the weekend.

Snow will then taper off Sunday night as high pressure builds over the region.

RED Mountain’s opening day is set for December 11, 2021.

NBM Snowfall Map Through Sunday. Source: maps.weatherbell.com

Long-Term Forecast:

Friday-Monday:

Another system will move through the area in the middle of next week, bringing more chances of snow for the mountain.

Right now snowfall totals are not certain, but most of the heavier amounts will be to the north of the area.

NBM Snowfall Map Through 11/18/2021. Source: maps.weatherbell.com

Extended Forecast:

Sunday and Beyond:

Global ensembles are indicating near to below-average precipitation across the region in the extended.

ECMWF Precipitation Anomaly. Source: maps.weatherbell.com

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