U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Weather
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 05-26-2012, 10:03 AM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
57,596 posts, read 40,001,156 times
Reputation: 9028

Advertisements

It's winter out West and not just above 4000 feet. Temps at surface below 3000 feet are in the 40s and real feel of 30s and snowing in spots. (the snow is mostly above 4000')

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 05-27-2012, 05:42 AM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
57,596 posts, read 40,001,156 times
Reputation: 9028
Snowing at Great Falls International Airport Montana. Elevation 3671'.

...
Record high snowfall for May 26 in North Central & Southwest Montana...

Big Sky: 3.0" breaks old record of 0.1" in 2011
Bozeman msu 0.8" breaks old record of 0.0" in 2011
Grass Range 2.0" breaks old record of 0.0" in 2011
Martinsdale 2.0" breaks old record of 0.3" in 1959
....

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-27-2012, 05:46 AM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
57,596 posts, read 40,001,156 times
Reputation: 9028
12-24" or more above 4000'. Nice.

352 AM MDT SUN MAY 27 2012

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 4000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT
THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE LITTLE
BELT...BIG SNOWY...HIGHWOOD...AND BEARS PAW MOUNTAIN AREAS
TODAY. AREAS OF SNOW OVER THE PLAINS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID
DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 12 TO 24 INCHES IS
EXPECTED ABOVE 4000 FEET...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS.
FOR
ELEVATIONS BELOW 4000 FEET...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO
4 INCHES IS GENERALLY EXPECTED...MAINLY ON GRASSY AREAS.

* VISIBILITY: VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
QUARTER OF MILE AT TIMES IN AREAS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL.

* OTHER IMPACTS: MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW
COVERED AND SLIPPERY...WITH LOWER ELEVATION ROADWAYS
BECOMING SLUSHY AT TIMES. HEAVY WET SNOW COULD CAUSE DAMAGE
TO TREES OR POWER LINES. OUTDOOR RECREATIONISTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN
DIVIDE...CHINOOK...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON... HAVRE...GREAT
FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-27-2012, 06:04 AM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
57,596 posts, read 40,001,156 times
Reputation: 9028
All Current Warnings, Watches, & Advisories for the West,

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-28-2012, 07:29 AM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
57,596 posts, read 40,001,156 times
Reputation: 9028
Web Cam compilations from the latest snowfall in Montana
SCAN Web 5.6 - Cameras

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-28-2012, 07:41 AM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
57,596 posts, read 40,001,156 times
Reputation: 9028
Great Falls, MT Storm Reports: All Products by Site - NOAA's National Weather Service

Missoula, MT Storm Reports
All Products by Site - NOAA's National Weather Service



Last 14 reports from Great Falls, MT

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-28-2012, 02:27 PM
 
Location: On the west side of the Tetons
1,355 posts, read 1,894,075 times
Reputation: 2609
Here's one from Grand Targhee this morning. About 12" at the base and 20" up top.

Last edited by tdna; 05-28-2012 at 02:40 PM..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-31-2012, 08:09 PM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
57,596 posts, read 40,001,156 times
Reputation: 9028
Default Glacier Park

From Glacier National Park FB Page. http://www.facebook.com/#!/media/set...3624911&type=3

Last week in Montana. 6646'.


Picture from yesterday.



Snow plowing last week. Can you imagine doing this next to a drop like that?

Plowing near Triple Arches - Glacier National Park - YouTube
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-31-2012, 09:26 PM
 
Location: Golden, CO
2,618 posts, read 2,807,598 times
Reputation: 2452
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cambium View Post
Residents reactions. One mentioned there was snow last year in July (an extreme year). Another said fisherman are upset. lol

Late Spring Snow Falls on Mountain Passes | KEZI


May 25, 2012- Late Spring Snow Falls on Mountain Passes - YouTube
They say they hope not to see snow again until WINTER?! With a place that sees snow in July, wouldn't it be normal to see it in Fall, not winter?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-01-2012, 06:23 AM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
57,596 posts, read 40,001,156 times
Reputation: 9028
Looks like GFS shows snow for the West June 5th. Comes on shore in CA then moves North towards Canada.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Weather

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top