Mountain Weather

Date: 01/06/2018

High and lower level clouds will increase throughout the morning and into the afternoon as today’s weather maker marches across the Great Basin throughout the day. Estimated arrival time remains on track for snow to start flying mid afternoon and continue into the overnight hours. This digging low pressure tough looks to give the Elk Mountains favorable jet support aloft, reinforcing orographic lift. Snowfall with be accompanied by winds in the 20-30mph range this evening, with favored locations such as Schofield and Kebler Passes lined up for 8-10” of potentially dense snow. This storm then continues to digs into New Mexico tomorrow morning, carrying moisture away, but leaving cold northwest flow in its wake. Another storm looks on track for Tuesday/Wednesday.

  • Today

    High Temperature: 28
    Winds/Direction: 5-15/WSW
    Sky Cover: Increasing clouds
    Irwin Snow: 0-2 PM
    Elkton Snow: 0-2 PM
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 0-1″ PM

  • Tonight

    Low Temperature: 15
    Winds/Direction: 10-20/W
    Sky Cover: Overcast
    Irwin Snow: 7-10″
    Elkton Snow: 7-10″
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 6-8″

  • Tomorrow

    High Temperature: 28
    Winds/Direction: 5-15/WNW
    Sky Cover: Decreasing clouds
    Irwin Snow: 0-2″
    Elkton Snow: 0-2″
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 0