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Joel, Thanks for all the great work. I love your forecasts. One question: You are showing the wind at Winter Park as gusting to 30 mph or more Mo, Tu & We. That sounds excessive unless you're talking above timberline. How do you come up withth wind numbers?

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When I try to watch the Jim Contore video I get a message: "error in exception handler". What's with that? Robin Theobald

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Why does your otherwise very excellent website contain a link to InBoxNow which appears to be a browser hijacker? Bob Taylor

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Hey Joel, thanks for the earlier reply. Couldn't figure out how to continue the thread? Wanted also to congratulate you on the great site and for adding Canada recently! Would love to hit southern Colorado this weekend but not going to happen. How is later next week and into next weekend looking? I can basically go anywhere - ski March 4 to 9 or 10. Thanks in advance for any insights.

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Thanks for all your hard work and snow expertise. Your excellent forecasts have led us to book a flight out to Denver from the east coast. We get in late Thursday (2/26) and hope to be harvesting fresh pow at Wolf Creek by mid-day Friday. In your opinion, how will the timing of the incoming weather affect our drive? 4x4 necessary? Never been to any of the southern mountains, not sure what to expect.... Thanks! -Miles

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Hi guys - trying to pull out a last minute trip from our sad no-snow NW to catch this southern CO storm - any thoughts on best bet within the region? Wolf Creek vs Purgatory? Or maybe Taos? Know Wolf Creek usually wins but is that looking like the case again this time? Thanks! Anne

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Hi Guys- 2 questions: My Dad is heading to Whistler next Friday (3/6) for 3 or 4 days.. any chance he'll get some fresh turns? Second question for Evan: I'm taking the family to Powder Mountain and Snowbasin 3/12 (first ski day 3/13) through 3/18 (3/17 last ski day).. Powder is not a pre-requisite for them, however it would be nice to get some powder for me while they're in ski school ;) and a soft base is always nice for beginners .. I know its still a ways out, and your latest report says Norther Utah likely dry 3/5-3/10.. Any thoughts on 3/12-3/17? Its been such a dry season i'm not holding out much hope but i guess its got to snow eventually right? Thanks Guys-

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Hey there Looking to chase the snow March 3 to 11 - what is best bet for fresh and deep? I can go anywhere in North America... Thanks, AU

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Hi, I know you can't predict the future, but do you see the good cold weather pattern lasting? I want to travel west from the east next week for 3 weeks! Thanks JF

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Hi Joel Trying to figure out if I should ski this wed or thurs at copper and or winter park and which day best Thanks Brian

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Thanks Sam for the quick answer!! You guys are awesome! I just saw that Mammoth might get the same amounts next weekend that they got this past 48hrs. Is that true? It it is , its easier for me since a live in San Diego. Thanks again!

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Hey fellas, jackson or southern colorado from Feb 26 to march 2? keep up the great work. Thanks

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Hey guys, what is your opinion on 2/26 - 3/01 in Utah, more precisely, at Bird? Would colorado be better? Planning a trip as we speak. Huge fan of your work here!! Thanks.

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We are thinking of traveling to ski the week of first week of March. Where would you recommend.

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Why has Breckenridge been consistently getting far more snow (often twice to three times as much) than other Summit/Eagle county ski resorts in almost every storm this season?

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Hey joel, not sure what happened with aspen snow reports this morning, It shows 8" at snowmass and 0" at highlands.. didnt believe this and then checked aspen's website and it shows 5" at snowmass and 2" at highlands. any clue?

Answered 6 days ago

Hello fellow powder hound, When you look at the Favorite Day 1-5 Forecasts on my dashboard what is the meaning of the arrows under the numbers. Also the background changes color with higher numbers, is there a meaning to that? Thanks, Chip

Answered 1 week ago

Joel, Loveland has a link 'Powder Predictor' on their snow report details page. The result looks an awful lot like Opensnow data. Seems like they should give Opensnow some credit where credit is due.

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I ski Summit County regularly and am always amazed at the difference in snowfall amounts between Breckenridge and Keystone. Can you tell me why Keystone does not get nearly as much snow as Breckenridge when they are only about 10 miles apart?

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Hi Joel, I'm scheduled to fly to Aspen from Chicago on Saturday afternoon, landing at 6pm. Stoked that there's going to be fresh snow but concerned that my flight will be cancelled... Is this going to be a constant deluge event or could there be some breaks in the snowfall so we can touch down? Thanks!

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