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Alpine Weather: April Powder Alert!

No Comments 06 April 2011

Alpine Weather: April Powder Alert!

We have an unseasonably cold storm moving in tonight that is going to bring really cold air and up to 2 feet of fluffy powder to the mountain.   There is a cold area of low pressure off the coast of British Columbia this morning that is working its way South down the coast.  Winds will pick up [...]

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Alpine Weather: Week Starts Nice Finishes Cold & Snowy

No Comments 04 April 2011

Alpine Weather: Week Starts Nice Finishes Cold & Snowy

The warmup is brief today and tomorrow as the next shot of cold air is set to move in Wednesday.  This shot is much stronger than over the weekend.  Highs today could break 60 at the base and 50 on the mountain.  As the cold front approaches on Wednesday winds will pick up and highs will be [...]

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Alpine Weather: Colder Air & Light Snow This Weekend

1 Comment 01 April 2011

Alpine Weather:  Colder Air & Light Snow This Weekend

Mother Nature may be playing a nice little April fools joke on us today.  Inversions kept temps in the 50′s on the top half of the mountain overnight and highs today could break 60 degrees.  It will be a different story over the weekend as a cold front moves through on Saturday bringing colder temperatures [...]

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Alpine Weather: The sun’s welcomed return

No Comments 28 March 2011

Alpine Weather:  The sun’s welcomed return

What an incredible run of storms over the past 2 weeks.  Alpine already had a great base but now we should have more than enough snow to last through the spring.  Over the past 10 days up top Alpine Meadows has picked up 197 inches of snow, over the past 2 weeks 253 inches, and [...]

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Alpine Weather: Thu-Fri storm is a big one!

No Comments 24 March 2011

Alpine Weather:  Thu-Fri storm is a big one!

Alpine Meadows picked up another 19 inches in the past 24 hours bringing the total for storm #1 in this series to 26 inches.  It also brings the weeks total to 136 inches, the month’s total to 240 inches, and the season total to 748 inches up top!  This is the biggest season since 1994-95 [...]

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Alpine Weather: Next Multi-Foot Storm Series Taking Aim

No Comments 23 March 2011

Alpine Weather:  Next Multi-Foot Storm Series Taking Aim

Alpine Meadows picked up another 8 inches overnight as we are just beginning our next 4 day storm cycle that will dump massive amounts of snow again. The snow began falling around midnight last night with some overrunning moisture ahead of the main front.  The heaviest snow will arrive by Wednesday afternoon as the front pushes through the area.  [...]

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