VIDEO: NOAA’s Official 2016/17 Winter Outlook for the Northern Rockies (Montana & Idaho):

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NOAA’s Missoula Montana office is saying today that they have high confidence in “at or above normal mountain snowpack” in the Northern Rockies (Montana & Idaho) this 2016/17 winter.

NOAA is also saying this about winter 2016/17:

“More frequent weather systems for Northwest favors at or above normal precipitation [for the Northern Rockies]” – NOAA, yesterday

At or above normal snowpack and above normal precipitation in the Northern Rockies?

What more can you ask for?

image: noaa, yesterday
NOAA is stating high confidence in at or above normal mountain snowpack this winter.  image: noaa, yesterday
"More frequent weather systems for Northwest favors at or above precipitation [for the Northern Rockies]" - NOAA, yesterday
“More frequent weather systems for Northwest favors at or above precipitation [for the Northern Rockies]” – NOAA, yesterday
US Winter Outlook Precipitation for Winter 2016/17. image: noaa
US Winter Outlook Precipitation for Winter 2016/17. image: noaa
US Winter Outlook Temperature for Winter 2016/17. image: noaa
US Winter Outlook Temperature for Winter 2016/17. image: noaa
At or above average snowpack has been the norm for weak La Nina's in Montana. image: noaa, yesterday
At or above average snowpack has been the norm for weak La Nina’s in Montana and Idaho. image: noaa, yesterday

NOAA goes on to describe how October 2016 has been one of the wettest months on record in some Northern Rocky locations:

West Glacier, MT just had their “all time wettest of any month of the year” at 8.28″ of precipitation.

Record precipitation this month in Northern Rockies. image: noaa, yesterday
Record precipitation this month in Northern Rockies. image: noaa, yesterday
Stock image of the Lolo Visitors Center, ID/MT.
Stock image of the Lolo Visitors Center, ID/MT.

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