By Alan Smith, Meteorologist Updated 3 months ago November 22, 2023

Snow for the Rockies over Thanksgiving Weekend

An initially weak storm will slide from north to south across the Intermountain West from Wednesday to Saturday, gradually intensifying over time with the heaviest snowfall expected across Southern Montana, Central Wyoming, and Southwest Colorado. 

The main feature of this storm will be a cold front moving from north to south through the Rocky Mountains, which will result in a "right-side-up" storm with snow quality becoming more powdery over time.

Check out our Forecast Radar from Wednesday through Friday, which does a good job of showing the progression of this storm.

Check out our 5-Day Powder Finder to view the deepest forecasts:

A much colder airmass will take hold across the Rockies in the wake of this storm. This will result in consistently cold temperatures and favorable snowmaking conditions after the storm, even as the pattern dries out heading into the final days of November. 

For more details on this storm, check out these Daily Snows from our local forecasters:

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You can also track the storm by tapping on the following links:

Download the OpenSnow app and stay tuned to our forecasts for the latest weather updates.

Alan Smith 

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Alan Smith


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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