SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – February 1, 2017


Winter is flying by. It’s already February. So far there’s been plenty of snow and social media is blowing up with powder excitement. Let’s hope that February is as snowy as December and January were. Now is prime time to get out and go skiing. The mountains are sitting on a fat snowpack so pick your favorite pairs of skis and start exploring. Tell us in the comments where you’re #1 ski destination this month will be

Let’s take a look at the snow data for the western US compared to normal. Below is the Westwide SNOTEL Current Snow Water Equivalent % of Normal as of February 1, 2017. You can link to the most recent data from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service here. It’s updated daily throughout the winter.

Snotel Data - February 1, 2017
Snotel Data – February 1, 2017

See how this SNOTEL data compares to past weeks and months in our past Snotel posts.

SnoTel data is one of the best ways to find out where the snowpack is deep and the coverage is above average. Are you already to plan your next skiing adventure? Enjoy the snow. Be safe out there.

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