It’s February and winter should be in full swing, but it’s been rough for the Mountain West overall. While many spots are slowly playing catch up, there are a still a few spots where the snowfall is above average. If you’re not having the white winter that you’re dreaming of, it’s time to head to Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, or Washington. Bring your ski kit and get ready to ski pow. It’s time for a road trip.
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, 2018. You can link to the most recent data from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service here. It’s updated daily throughout the winter.
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 coverage is above average. Are you already to plan your next skiing adventure? Enjoy the snow. Be safe out there.