US and Canada Daily Snow
By Alan Smith, Meteorologist Posted 16 days ago February 12, 2024
An active storm track will set up across the Northwest and Northern Rockies from Monday through Friday, while the Northeast will also see a strong storm on Tuesday. Heading into President's Day weekend and into the week of February 20th, the storm door is expected to open up for the Sierra and the Central Rockies.
Short Term Forecast
5-Day Snow Forecast from February 12th-16th:
A series of storms will move across the Northwest and Northern Rockies this week, with the Oregon Cascades and the Tetons in Wyoming being favored for the deepest snow totals. A storm will also impact the Northeast on Tuesday, bringing heavy snow to portions of the Northern Mid-Atlantic and Southern New England.
Forecast for Mon (Feb 12) to Tue (Feb 13):
A storm will impact the Northwest with the main focus of snowfall shifting from Canada (which saw most of its snow on Sunday) into the Northern U.S. Rockies with parts of Northern Idaho and Montana picking up decent totals. The Washington Cascades will also see light snow.
A strong storm will reach the East on Monday night and Tuesday with heavy snow developing across portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Southern New England. The Poconos in Pennsylvania, the Catskills in New York, and the Berkshires in Massachusetts are favored for the deepest totals, with Southern Vermont and New England right on the northern edge.
Forecast for Wed (Feb 14) to Thu (Feb 15):
A stronger storm will impact the Northwest during this period with heavy snow developing across the Oregon and Southern Washington Cascades and extending eastward into the Tetons of Wyoming. Central Idaho and Southwest Montana should also do well with this storm.
Across the East, a storm will bring snow to the Central Great Lakes (favoring Michigan) on Wednesday night and Thursday, with snow also reaching the Western Mid-Atlantic by Thursday PM.
Forecast for Fri (Feb 16) to Sat (Feb 17):
Snow will begin to taper off across the Northern Rockies on Friday but we may see some light snow reach parts of Utah and Colorado. The next storm will then reach the West Coast on Saturday with snow developing across the Sierra, Cascades, and BC Coast Range.
Another storm will move across the Northeast during this period, and while the storm doesn't look as strong as the previous one, some models are projecting the storm track to be a little further north which could be more favorable for Northern New England.
Outlook for Sun (Feb 18) to Thu (Feb 22):
An active pattern is likely to develop across the Sierra Nevada Range and Central Rockies (including Utah and Colorado) during this period, while the Northwest and Northern Rockies will likely pick up some snow as well. An active pattern is also expected to continue across the Northeast with additional opportunities for snow.
Thanks so much for reading! Next update on Wednesday (Feb 14).
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