Two cold fronts are lined up for Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana.
- 1st front: Friday-Sunday in Colorado (snow level 10k)
- 2nd front: Monday-Wednesday in Colorado (snow level 7k)
- Full Forecast Video for this analysis:
Pressures drop and the jet stream buckles across the West. This sets the stage for colder temperatures and organized snowfall at ski areas. In addition, gusty wind is likely on higher peaks as the jet stream shaves those higher summits. For example, my forecast wind gusts:
|FORECAST WIND GUSTS (MPH)||MORNING||AFTERNOON|
Snowfall amounts seem more impressive with the 2nd cold front because it’s colder.