By Sam Collentine, Meteorologist Posted 23 days ago February 1, 2024

Jaw-Dropping Atmospheric River Targets Western US

atmospheric river snow forecast

The storm train is ramping up to full pow(d)er as we flip the calendar into February.

Multiple storms will deliver feet of snow to many ski resorts across the Western United States through the first 10 days of the month. Enjoy this jaw-dropping view of the atmospheric river as it enters the West Coast.

atmospheric river storm

"The storm is tapping a decent fetch of subtropical moisture, and the good news is that the jet stream and most of the moisture feed stays to our south, which should keep the warmest air and strongest winds to our south. It could be a good setup for big snow." - BA, Tahoe Daily Snow

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Sam Collentine


Sam Collentine is the Chief Operating Officer of OpenSnow and lives in Basalt, Colorado. Before joining OpenSnow, he studied Atmospheric Science at the University of Colorado, spent time at Channel 7 News in Denver, and at the National Weather Service in Boulder.

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