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By Alan Smith, Meteorologist Posted 2 months ago December 10, 2023

Light Refresh on Sunday

Summary

A weak storm will bring 2-6 inches of new snow to the Tetons from Sunday AM through Monday AM. The highest accumulations will be during the daytime hours, so plan on getting out Sunday PM for the best chance to enjoy some fresh turns. An extended dry spell looms after this storm.

Update

Ski areas did not report any new snow at 5 am, but since that time snow has started to pick up as a weak storm is moving into the area. 

Periods of light to moderate snow can be expected throughout the day on Sunday. Winds will be out of the west with gusts to 30-40 mph up high, before decreasing by late in the afternoon and even more so in the evening.

Light snow showers will continue on Sunday night and linger into Monday morning before tapering off by midday Monday (if not earlier). 

Here is what I'm expecting for snow totals from Sunday AM through midday Monday:

  • 3-6" - Grand Targhee
  • 2-5" - Jackson Hole Upper Mountain
  • 2-4" - Jackson Hole Mid-Mountain
  • 1-2" - Snow King
  • 1-2" - Togwotee Pass
  • 1-2" - Teton Valley
  • 0.2-1.5" - Jackson Hole Valley & JH Base

Warmer air will move into the area on Sunday, resulting in a transition to medium-density snow. I'm thinking snow-liquid ratios of around 12:1 (or 8% density). But this is nothing like the warm-up or dense snow events that we saw last week.

On Monday AM, only a light refresh on the slopes is expected from overnight activity, but snow conditions will stay soft with mostly cloudy skies and light winds, even after the snow tapers off. We could see some occasional flurries on Monday PM, but that's about it.

After this storm, get ready for an extended dry spell that could potentially last for 7-10+ days. I wish I had better news, but at least we've had some nice snow to enjoy recently.

Thanks so much for reading! Next update on Monday (December 11).

Alan Smith 

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Alan Smith

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Alan Smith received a B.S. in Meteorology from Metropolitan State University of Denver and has been working in the private sector since 2013. When he’s not watching the weather from the office, Alan loves to spend time outdoors skiing, hiking, and mountain biking, and of course keeping an eye on the sky for weather changes while recreating.

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