Mountain Weather Forecast
It’s snowing from about Teacup on up right now. The snow level will be at 4500’-5000’ this morning, dropping to 3000-3500’ by 11am. We’ll see .2” water value for 2” or so of new today, with another .2”wv falling tonight, for 2-3” more new snow. Winds today will be WSW 15-20, going to W 20-25 by 4pm.
The snow level will be at 2000’ tomorrow morning, rising as high as 3000’ during the day. Snowfall will be heavy starting around 5am. We’ll get .6-.8”wv during the day, for 7-9” of new snow. Another .4”wv will fall overnight, for an additional 4-5” of new by Tuesday morning. Winds on Monday will be SW 20-25, picking up to SW 25-35 by noon and going to W 30-40 by 2pm.
Snow continues Tuesday morning, for moderate snowfall and .4”wv, 4-5” of new, by 10am. We’ll see moderate snowfall for the rest of the day, for another .2-.3” of new and another 3-4” of snow. Winds Tuesday will be strong to start: WNW 30-35, going to WSW 20-25 by noon.
Wednesday sees snow flurries and light wind, with the snow level at 2000’. Thursday looks very snowy and windy.
Gorge Wind Forecast
We’ll see gusty westerlies today. The rainy western Gorge gets gusty 16-19. Out east we’ll see gusty 17-21. Tomorrow morning brings light wind. As an upper low heads toward the WA/BC border, winds pick up. We should see gusty 16-19 in the central Gorge, but if you head out east, you’ll find 23-26 by 2pm, 24-28 by 5pm, and maybe a little stronger wind later, blowing all night long (yes, that’s pretty useless). There will be leftover wind Tuesday morning in the 17-21 range from Stevenson all the way to Roosevelt.
Have an awesome day today!
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