US and Canada Daily Snow

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By Alan Smith, Meteorologist Posted 2 months ago February 14, 2024

Active Pattern Coast to Coast

Summary

Storms early this week favored portions of the Northwest and the Northeast. An active pattern will continue for the remainder of the week and into the holiday weekend, with storms favoring the Northwest and Northern Rockies Wednesday-Friday, and the Sierra over the weekend. The East will also see two more storms in the Thursday-Saturday timeframe.

Short Term Forecast

Early Week Snowfall:

A storm brought snow to British Columbia and portions of the Northern Rockies on Sunday and Monday with snow totals including 14 inches at Whistler and 10 inches apiece at Sun Peaks, Fernie, 49 Degrees North, Whitefish, and Bridger Bowl. Snow conditions have been quite good across this region.

Across the East, a storm brought heavy snow to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Lower New York on Monday night with preliminary snow totals on Tuesday AM including 13 inches at Shawnee, 12 inches at Blue Mountain, and 12 inches at Mountain Creek. Additional snowfall will likely be reported on Wednesday AM's 24-hour reports as snow continued into the day on Tuesday.

Forecast for Wed (Feb 14) to Thu (Feb 15):

A storm will impact the West during this period with heavy snow expected from the Oregon Cascades into the Tetons of Wyoming, while Central Idaho, Southern Washington, and Southwest Montana will also do well. The forecast has also trended snowier further south into the Sierra Nevada Range where Tahoe is now expecting a solid round of snow.

Across the East, a storm will bring snow to the Great Lakes region on Wednesday night and Thursday, before spreading into the Mid-Atlantic and Western New England by Thursday afternoon. 

Forecast for Fri (Feb 16) to Sat (Feb 17):

Snow will linger across the Rockies into Friday with a little bit of the action reaching Colorado. The next storm will then approach the West Coast on Saturday with light to moderate snow developing across the Cascades and BC Coast Range.

Another storm will move across the East during this period with snow possible across portions of the Mid-Atlantic and New England. There is still some uncertainty in the storm track, however.

Forecast for Sun (Feb 18) to Mon (Feb 19):

The storm approaching the West Coast will deepen southward with most of the moisture and energy slamming California, and the result will be heavy snowfall across the Sierra Nevada Range including Tahoe. Residual moisture will also reach the Southern Cascades (Oregon) and Central Rockies (Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado) with light to moderate snow expected.

Extended Forecast

Outlook for Tue (Feb 20) to Sat (Feb 24):

The storm track will favor the Sierra and the Central Rockies during this period, while Southeast Alaska is also expected to see storms return with more regularity. The East also looks to remain in an active pattern with additional snow chances along with near-average temperatures.

Thanks so much for reading! Next update on Friday (Feb 16).

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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