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Location Information

City
Pinedale
State
Wyoming
Country
United States
White Pine Ski Area White Pine Ski Area Hot
Short Range Forecast Discussion
No short range discussion is available... Please see the long range forecast toward the bottom of this page. CM
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RESORT INFO ↑28°  -2c° ↓16°  -9c° MID MTN
  • Last Update 19 Dec @ 02:12
  • Snow Past 24 Hours 0 in
  • Snow Past 48 Hours 0 in
  • Season Total 0 in
  • Average Base Depth 0 in
Comments
None Reported
Today's Snow Potential
We are expecting a trace to 1 inch of snowfall (1 to 3cm)
What's Open?
  • Trails0 of 25
  • Lifts0 of 2
  • Acreage0 of 370 (0%)
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone
19 Friday ↑28°  -2c° ↓16°  -9c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with a chance for snow
Precipitation
40% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.07in, 1.77mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting a trace to 1 inch of snowfall (1 to 3cm)
Wind
From the NW at 6 to 8 MPH.
20 Saturday ↑28°  -2c° ↓14°  -10c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers
Precipitation
40% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.13in, 3.3mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting 2 to 3 inches of snowfall (5 to 8cm)
Wind
From the NW at 6 to 8 MPH.
21 Sunday ↑32°  0c° ↓25°  -4c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly cloudy with snow
Precipitation
90% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.62in, 15.81mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting 5 to 8 inches of snowfall (13 to 20cm)
Wind
From the W at 8 to 14 MPH.
22 Monday ↑34°  1c° ↓18°  -8c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly cloudy with snow
Precipitation
80% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.02in, 0.41mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting a trace to 1 inch of snowfall (1 to 3cm)
Wind
From the WNW at 9 to 17 MPH.
23 Tuesday ↑27°  -3c° ↓18°  -8c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with scattered snow showers
Precipitation
40% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.02in, 0.39mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting a trace to 1 inch of snowfall (1 to 3cm)
Wind
From the WNW at 7 to 11 MPH.
24 Wednesday ↑23°  -5c° ↓10°  -12c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers
Precipitation
80% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 1.18in, 29.93mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting 16 to 20 inches of snowfall (41 to 51cm)
Wind
From the W at 6 to 16 MPH.
Long Range Forecast Discussion:

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7 day to 2 week+ forecast (since 1998) - 22 December to 01 January, 2014 - COLORADO/ NEW MEXICO: All next week (22nd onward) we expect a more favorable northern storm track (all Christmas week), for better chances of better than light, and more powdery/ cold snow, due to the colder storm origins from out of the Gulf of Alaska and crossing Canada on the way in. After Christmas week and toward the end of 2014, we expect storm-blocking higher pressure ridging to build in across the area, with more sunshine and less potential for any snow. NORTHWEST US and SOUTHWEST CANADA: High pressure pushes in across the area from the southwest US and eastern Pacific much of Christmas week, with some tail ends of storms (warmer southern portion) moving through, causing rain showers and higher elevation snow showers, with mostly rain at and below ski resort base elevations (snow level issues, rain mix at base elevations) across the Pacific Northwest including north Idaho ski resorts. Southwest Canada (Alberta/ British Columbia) should see less snow level issues and more snow potential than Inland Northwest ski resorts, all through Christmas week. It looks like the Inland Northwest may see a white Christmas, showing up a day or so before Christmas in the form of a colder storm (Christmas eve/ Christmas snow for Coeur d'Alene/ Spokane). TAHOE-MAMMOTH; It looks like high pressure ridging may deflect any storms to the north most of next week and through Christmas, for mostly sunny conditions, though we have seen some great snow this season as opposed to the last 2 seasons of dryness. SOUTHWEST US AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA; Mostly dry with high pressure ridging dominating for Christmas week and possibly through the end of the year. This outlook includes southern California resort areas like Mountain High. UTAH looks like it may get clipped (northern Utah) Christmas day (or the day before/ day after), but mostly sunny skies may dominate all week under high pressure. WYOMING/ MONTANA We expect high pressure to set up across the southwest US, with storms again targeting the Pacific Northwest/ southwest Canada, and Wyoming/ Montana, for a nice freshen up of colder snow and temperatures before the major holiday, and during it. CM

Longer Range Outlook

December 2014, we are in a weak El Nino Sea Surface Temperature pattern across the Equatorial Eastern Pacific. (prior forecast-->) Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies yield a weak El Nino pattern across the eastern Equatorial Pacific (El Nino development is on track, but it will be weak, still somewhat favorable for California (Tahoe-Mammoth/ SoCal) and the desert Southwest, plus southwest Colorado and northern New Mexico).

Current SST pattern- El Nino

A weak El Nino (or possible "neutral" pattern) is expected for this winter, into early 2015.

Current SST pattern- El Nino

Northwest US areas, and southwest Canada, along with northern Colorado through Wyoming and the northern Rocky Mountains, should expect a drier than average, or near average snowfall winter (2014-2015). Tahoe/ Mammoth should see near average snowfall, with near average snowfall also expected across southern California and northern Arizona resorts. CM

White Pine ski area offers something for everyone. Downhill skiers and snowboarders will enjoy short lift lines and uncrowded slopes. The lift ride up the mountain has beautiful views of the Continental Divide, Wind River Mountains and 11-mile long Fremont Lake. Cross-country and nordic skiers will find miles of trails right from the Base Lodge. Don't ski? That's ok! Come on up and have lunch at the White Pine Grill and enjoy the view of the skiers and lifts from our fabulous decks!

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