Ian’s Weather Resources

CB Avalanche Center Avi Blog, Avi-Off-Season

 Current Data

Surface:

    http://weather.rap.ucar.edu/surface/
    https://avalanche.state.co.us/obs_stns/stns.php
    http://mesowest.utah.edu/cgi-bin/droman/mesomap.cgi?state=CO&rawsflag=3
    Schofield SNOTEL: http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/nwcc/site?sitenum=737

Upper-air soundings:

    http://weather.rap.ucar.edu/upper/

Radar & Satellite:

    http://www.weathertap.com ($84/yr, great mobile website as well)

Discussions

    NWS: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/prodsByState.php?state=CO&prodtype=discussion
    OpenSnow: http://opensnow.com/dailysnow/colorado
    CAIC: http://avalanche.state.co.us/forecasts/weather/zone-forecast/
    http://wasatchweatherweenies.blogspot.com

Forecast Models: Twisterdata.com

Top Center

NAM = 84hr 12km resolution

GFS = 384hr 27km resolution

RAP = 18hr 13km resolution

Left Side

700mb = orographic wind direction

500mb = vorticity

300mb = jet stream

Upper Right

Clickable map = one forecast image

Animated loop = all forecast images

Compare models = toggle between each model

dProg/dt = see the trend in the forecasts
Forecast Models: CAIC

    High-resolution version of the NAM model
    Graphics: http://avalanche.state.co.us/forecasts/weather/model-forecasts/
    Points: http://avalanche.state.co.us/forecasts/weather/point-forecasts/

Forecast Models: Weatherbell.com

    Access to European model graphics and many other models. Fantastic data. $185/year