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Hi Evan- This portion of your forecast from today.. "Long range models keep pushing back the return of storms. A few days ago it was the 10th, now it looks more like the 14th..." i KNOW this is long range and anything can change for better or worse. My question is, when you look at the models and say, the 10th or the 14th as an example, is this when the models are suggesting there might be actual precipitation falling in the forecast region, or is this when a system is potentially slated to move off the pacific and into the general west? Obviously if that were the case, there could be a varient of a couple of days before moisture arrives in the forecast area. Not looking for a prediction on those dates neccesarily, just to more clearly understand what those kinds of statements indicate. Thanks!

Answered 30 minutes ago

Hi Joel, I was wondering you could help me out with some guidance. I am in the Pacific NW and have been getting skunked most of the year. I have vacation planned March 6-14 and I want to go where ever the best snow will be (preferably pow). I am considering Utah (somewhere from Alta to Snowbasin), Jackson/Targhee, or Revelstoke. What do you think the best bet is? Thanks so much for what you do and your opinion. Thanks, Jon

Answered 34 minutes ago

Joel What do you recommend for mon tues Steamboat or copper/winter park or crested butte Who gets more snow for skiing mon and tues Thanks Brian

Answered 14 hours ago

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?

Answered 2 days ago

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

Answered 2 days ago

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

Answered 2 days ago

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.

Answered 3 days ago

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

Answered 4 days ago

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

Answered 4 days ago

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-

Answered 4 days ago

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

Answered 4 days ago

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

Answered 5 days ago

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

Answered 6 days ago

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!

Answered 6 days ago

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

Answered 6 days ago

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.

Answered 6 days ago

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

Answered 1 week ago

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?

Answered 1 week ago

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 1 week 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