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Foot of snow in Colorado; Monsoon-esque Flow 5/14-5/15

Tomer’s Take: A foot of snow has fallen above 10,000ft in parts of Colorado including Arapahoe Basin and Loveland Ski Area. 4-day rain totals in Denver now exceed four inches! What’s next? This storm system exits Colorado but a new push of moisture is likely 5/14-5/15. It resembles a Monsoon flow normally seen in July-August. […]

Colorado Soaker and Snow Inbound 5/10-5/12

Tomer’s Take: A wet Spring storm system delivers severe thunderstorms to Colorado on 5/10 then heavy rain and mountain snow through 5/12. Forecast Freezing Level Colorado’s Central Mountain Zone, Daily Max/Min: 4/9: 14,400’/12300′ 4/10: 13800’/11200′ 4/11: 10500’/9000′ 4/12: 11000’/9200′ 4/13: 12500’/11200′ Forecast Pattern Forecast jet stream valid 5/10. Notice the dip supporting an area of […]

Weekend Update: Wind, Freezing Level, Snow

Tomer’s Take: I’m forecasting three Spring storm systems for the West through 5/12. Snow accumulations at higher elevations with high snow levels. Then high pressure builds in through 5/20. A couple inches of new snow fell high in the Wasatch. There is some additional snow in my forecast. Wasatch Snow Timeline: late 5/5-5/7, late 5/8, […]

Forecast Freezing Levels, Wind, & Snow

Tomer’s Take: I’m forecasting two storm systems (and maybe a third) across the West through 5/11. High freezing levels will temper snow accumulation. Then high pressure builds in 5/12-5/18 with a big Spring surge of heat. Gorgeous day at Alta, UT, but I do have snow in my forecast along with high freezing levels/melting. Forecast […]

Weekend Mountain Weather Forecast

Tomer’s Take: Transition to Spring is now in full swing. There’s still a little snow in the extended forecast between 5/2-5/5. Loveland Ski Area is reporting 5 inches of new snow in the last 24 hours. Beautiful view this morning from the Divide! Air temps at 12k are around 10 degrees F this morning. Forecast […]

Fast Snow 4/27, Forecast Wind, Freezing Level

Tomer’s Take: A fast-moving storm system will race through Colorado late on 4/27 lingering into early 4/28. Then high pressure builds into the Intermountain West through 5/6. Forecast Wind Gusts Quandary Peak, CO: 4/27: 45mph 4/28: 40mph 4/29: 35mph 4/30: 30mph Mount Bierstadt, CO 4/27: 50mph 4/28: 40mph 4/29: 35mph 4/30: 35mph Mount Superior, UT: […]

Fast Moving Storm System 4/27; Freezing Level, Wind

Tomer’s Take: A fast-moving storm system drops south from Canada through MT, WY, CO, and NM on 4/27. Then high pressure builds in until 5/4 when another storm system arrives. Forecast Freezing Level Wasatch, Daily Max/Min: 4/26: 10300’/9400′ 4/27: 10800’/9200′ 4/28: 12500’/9400′ 4/29: 13300’/12600′ Colorado’s Central Mountain Zone, Daily Max/Min: 4/26: 10300’/7000′ 4/27: 11300’/7200′ 4/28: […]

Juicy CO Storm System 4/25-4/26; 2nd Storm 4/27-4/28

Tomer’s Take: Forecast track of juicy low has shifted south a few miles. That will shift the heaviest snow totals south. Looking at about a foot of snow above 6,000ft for areas Divide-East, Foothills, Palmer Divide, Pikes Peak district, Wet Mountains, South Park, Southern CO. 2nd fast-moving storm system drops north to south on 4/27 […]

Update: Juicy CO Storm System 4/25-4/26; 2nd Storm 4/27-4/28

Tomer’s Take: Afternoon update with new data below. Heaviest snow in Colorado falls above 6,000ft and Divide-East with some exceptions. My forecast video PM 4/24: Mount Tukuhnikivatz By request, my weekend forecast for Mount Tukuhnikivatz:4/28: Dry, sunny, windy, gusts to 55mph, daily freezing level max/min: 11700’/10900′.4/29: Dry, sunny, less wind, gusts to 20mph, 13500’/11800′.4/30: Dry, […]

Juicy CO Storm System 4/25-4/26; 2nd Storm 4/27-4/28

Tomer’s Take: A storm systems tracks through WY/UT and into CO/NM 4/25-4/26. It develops into an ABQ low pressure. This is a wetter storm systems with promise of deep upslope favoring the Front Range, Foothills, Palmer Divide, Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak, Wet Mountains, and Southern Colorado. In the Mountains, this setup favors the Divide-East with […]