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Hey Joel, Headed for a pow hunt Feb 4-8th. It looks like way Northern US Rockies, or BC Canada is the call. What say you? Thanks for any insights. Jerry Federico

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I just noticed that questions get posted. You are welcome to post mine about donating to OpenSnow, but please remove my last name.

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I love the OpenSnow concept and I really like the detail and insight Joel Gratz gives us Coloradans in how models are used and what it means (and doesn't). I went looking today for a way to chip in $5, but it seems to be $19 or nothing. I don't really want any of the paid member benefits, I just wanted to contribute to another internet venture that I've found useful and enjoyable. I encourage you to set up a Donate feature. If you have such a method--or just Joel's PayPal address for a 'tip'--please let me know. -Kirk

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Joel as it looks now I'm probably out of luck for the week of feb 14th-20th with no snow because of that ridge ? Any possibility of anything you think ? Dustin

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Please tell me that the forecast for the Big Sky Resort on Monday night is really 11-17 inches, and not some kind of mistake. The NOAA forecast shows only a chance of snow.

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Joel - Heck of a job guiding to some pow in Jackson earlier this month, i think you were on that system a couple weeks out,, well done!! Can u give me a glimpse on what the Tetons may see over the next 2 weeks. Trying to time the next cycles - Mike

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I am heading to Council, Idaho

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=45.02537319586232&lon=-116.68750762939453#.VMlcaWjF-Sp

Feb 8- 12th for hopefully some good backcountry riding. Who reports on this area so I can keep a watch..They are having a struggle also on the snow fall. TIA, Greg

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My wife and I are going to Austria in March and I'd like to start following som relevant snow and weather sites for the area. Any suggestions? Jim Sincox jimsincox@gmail.com

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Hi Joel, I know its still 7 days out and you probably cant give me much details as its a bit too far out but I have a Jury Duty scheduled for but Tues Feb 3 and I do have 1 chance to postpone this but I need to let them know 5 days prior. I do NOT want to miss a BIG POW day on Tues Feb 3 for Jury duty as that would just be WRONG! But on the other hand I would also prefer to get it over with if its not going to be a BIG POW day What do ya think for Tues Feb 3? should I postpone Jury duty due to big POW or just get it over with? Thanks -Brian

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Joel, I'm heading out to Aspen the week of Febuary 22nd. I read all of your blogs and fresh powder doesn't look very promising right now. Any predictions that they will get some decent powder by then?! Thanks!

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BC - Any changes with your New England snowfall totals? How strong will the winds be and is there a particular region that may see less winds? mike

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Can you please include the state the resort is in in your powder finder results in iPhone app? I'm just not familiar with ALL the resort names. (Perhaps even allow sorting by location) and it makes parsing the info difficult. Thanks!! --hoping for snow

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I'm getting email alerts for 12"+ around southern VT and NH on Monday, but the forecast dashboard is only showing a few inches at the same areas. I only get so many sick days per year, what am I to believe? Thanks! :-)

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Joel: Prematurely, I admit, I asked you about El Nino/La Nina for the winter of '14-'15 and you responded "too early to say." Now that we have data on whether or not there was/is an event and we see this January "snow drought" (IMO), especially again in California are there lessons to be learned? I would appreciate hearing your thoughts. Thanks, Jonathan aka jtele

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Hey BA - Given the unfortunate boring news this week for Tahoe, would love to hear your opinion on temperature trends/climate change issues in Tahoe in one of your near future posts. Seems to me its not only the lack of precip that we've had, but also the freakishly warm temps tahoe has been seeing. Do you feel that potentially in 15-20 years at this rate we might only see rain in most of tahoe? Things like this would be interesting to see your opinion on. Might even be a chance to plug Protect our Winters!

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Is my renewal automatic or do I need to do something?

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Thanks for the great work you do! I'm planning a trip for this Friday returning Monday, was wondering where you would go in North America, was looking at either Revelstoke or Wyoming. Thanks

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Why is the snow report for Eldora mountain often N/A? All of the other mountains that we watch in CO are updated early in the morning.

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Is this a la ninia winter/year ?

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How's that storm looking for Breck next wed/Thursday? Thank you from MN

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