Western USA About To Get Buried In Snow | Up To 22+” of Snow Forecasted

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

The Western USA is about to get buried in snow today that will continue into tomorrow. Wyoming is forecasted to get the most snow with 22+” possible throughout today and into tomorrow.

Crystal Mountain, WA has already seen 20″ of snow from these storms as of this morning.

These storms are much colder than normal with low snow levels and large amounts of moisture.

High Snowfall Totals Through 4pm Today! Image: noaa, today
High Snowfall Totals Through 4pm Today! Image: noaa, today
Snowfall totals over the next 6 days is looking good! Image: Tropical Tidbits
Snowfall totals over the next 6 days is looking good! Image: Tropical Tidbits

NOAA has issued Winter Storm Warnings today for:

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Idaho
  • Wyoming
  • Montana
Crystal Mountain, WA forecast is looking good all week! Image: noaa
Crystal Mountain, WA forecast is looking good all week! Image: noaa

Crystal Mountain Resort, WA received 20″ overnight and there’s more on the way! Head over to their Mountain Report to check on snowfall totals. If you’re heading there today or tomorrow, don’t forget your snorkel!

NOAA has issued Winter Weather Advisories for:

  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Montana
  • Wyoming

(there’s also a Winter Storm Watch in Colorado and Wyoming (blue) and a High Wind Warning in Wyoming and Oregon (yellow) – see map at top of article)

Liquid percipitation totals are looking good over the next 7 days! Image: noaa
Liquid percipitation totals are looking good over the next 7 days! Image: noaa

SNOWFALL FORECASTS TODAY by STATE:

Oregon = 7-16″

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 16 INCHES...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 3800FEET.
- NOAA Medford, OR today
Good snowfall totals forecasted! Image: noaa Medford, OR
Good snowfall totals forecasted! Image: noaa Medford, OR

Washington = 7-12″

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 3800 FEET LOWERING TO BELOW 2900 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
- NOAA Seattle, WA today
More snow will be coming Monday morning with low snow levels! PC: noaa Seattle, WA
More snow will be coming Monday morning with low snow levels! PC: noaa Seattle, WA

Idaho= 10-12″

* 2 TO 5 INCHES FOR THE VALLEYS. 10 TO 12 INCHES OVER Passes.
- NOAA Boise, Id today
Snow is possible throughout the week in Idaho! Image: noaa
Snow is possible throughout the week in Idaho! Image: noaa

Wyoming= 10-22″

* TOTAL SNOWFALL...POSSIBLE 10 TO 22 INCHES.
- NOAA Riverton, WY today
Snowfall for Wyoming looks continuous throughout the week! Image: noaa Riverton, WY
Snowfall for Wyoming looks continuous throughout the week! Image: noaa Riverton, WY

Montana= 3-7″

* 2 TO 4 INCHES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...AND 3TO 7 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS
- NOAA Billings, MT today
Western Montana should see good snowfall totals! Image: noaa Billings, MT today
Western Montana should see good snowfall totals! Image: noaa Billings, MT today

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