NOAA: Snow Forecasted For The Rockies This Week!

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NOAA: Snow Forecasted For The Rockies This Week!

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NOAA: Snow Forecasted For The Rockies This Week!

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Cover Photo: Telluride (2011) – Photo: Jared Vincent | Photo Credit: NOAA

NOAA is forecasting a slow moving cool front out of the Southwest to make its way across the western United States later this week, providing for snow on the higher peaks across the Rockies by the weekend.

Related: NOAA Releases Updated Outlook For The 2016-2017 Winter Season

So far, NOAA is forecasting snow above 8,000 feet across much of Colorado, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming this week after a light snow hits the mountains of eastern Utah.

“A more significant storm system remains on track for Thursday (first day of Autumn) with the potential to bring widespread precipitation along with strong thunderstorms! Much cooler weather is then expected for Friday with mountain snow down to 8000-9000 feet mean sea level possible. Stay tuned as we continue to monitor this developing storm!” NWS Grand Junction, CO

Already snow is falling @WhistlerBlackcomb with the freezing level dropping below the mid mountain area that includes the Roundhouse Lodge (6,069′).

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The Roundhouse @WhistlerBlackcomb

“It is shaping up to be a wet week for several areas, including western Colorado and eastern Utah. The maximum precipitation in our area is expected to focus over the San Juan Mountains into the west-central Colorado mountains.” – NWS Grand Junction, CO

NOAA’s 6-10 Day Outlook 

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5 Day Forecast for Northern Montana

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Cold Temps And Snow For Colorado

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Find up-to-date weather forecasts for your area here: National Weather Service

 

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