10 to 29 inches of fresh snow across Montana, Washington, and Idaho

Snoflo | 2017-12-19



Up to 29 inches of new snow today across regions of Montana, Washington, and Idaho bringing some much needed snow to the regions. Mountains across Montana like Copper Camp and North Fork Jocko are reporting fresh snow this morning with Copper Camp coated in 13 inches of powder over the past day. with current snowpack depths rising at Copper Camp to 25 inches, with up to 5 inches of new snow expected this week. North Fork Jocko reported 12 inches of fresh snow, causing snowpacks to rise up to 49 inches. Forecasts predict another 10 inches of fresh snow expected this week.


Washington is also reporting fresh snow this morning with some mountains seeing as much as 29 inches of new snow in some areas. Mf Nooksack reported the most in Washington and woke up to 29 inches of fresh snow this morning, with another 13 inches of more snow on its way as the next storm system hits this week. Lyman Lake in Washington enjoyed 12 inches of powder this morning, causing snowpacks to rise up to 76 inches.



We've also seen mountains across Idaho reporting new snowfall today with 14 snotel gauges reporting new snowfall from the latest storm. Mountains like Sunset are sitting at snowpack levels around 23 inches this morning, thanks to 10 inches of fresh snow during the course of the past 24 hours. Those folks are expecting another 10 inches of new snow forecasted this week.



Read More:
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/avalanches/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Types_of_snow
https://www.weather.gov/gjt/avalanche
http://www.avalanche.org/tutorial/tutorial.html


Related Links:
Montana Snow Report
Washington Snow Report
Idaho Snow Report



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