Mountain Weather for 11,000ft. Tuesday 3/24

CB Avalanche Center Weather

Date: 03/24/2020

Well, the storm came, now it is going, and what happened in between? Not a lot. At 5am this morning we are currently looking at 3.8 centimeters of new snow!! That sounds a lot better than 1.5 inches. The upper atmosphere has dried out, but we still have low-level residual moisture hanging out. So we should continue seeing some light snow this morning before the sky becomes more partly cloudy later today. The cloud forecast is a bit uncertain with the low-level moisture is going to play out.

Looking at the rest of the week. we stay on the dry side of the line until Thursday, but again we will see some flakes here and there as it looks like we’ll continue to have some low-level moisture about. The big change coming up will be the wind. A strong 150kt jet moves overhead tonight as we look ahead to a windy midweek. The alpine is going to get blown, and we’ll also see some strong winds mixing down to lower elevations.

Another low-pressure system will be moving across the desert southwest later this week and line up as our next storm. Snow will probably begin with that storm late on Thursday.

  • Today

    High Temperature: 33 to 37
    Winds/Direction: 10 to 20/SW
    Sky Cover: Partly Cloudy
    Irwin Snow: 0 to 1
    Elkton Snow: 0 to 1
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 0 to 1

  • Tonight

    Low Temperature: 22 to 26
    Winds/Direction: 12 to 22 G45, WSW
    Sky Cover: Partly Cloudy
    Irwin Snow: 0 to 1
    Elkton Snow: 0 to 1
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 0 to 1

  • Tomorrow

    High Temperature: 33 to 37
    Winds/Direction: 10 to 20 G40, WSW
    Sky Cover: Partly Cloudy
    Irwin Snow: 0 to 1
    Elkton Snow: 0 to 1
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 0 to 1