Snow Forecast: Oct. 9 to 12, 2018

The next few days look to be colder and a bit snowy for parts of Wyoming, northern Utah and Colorado. Central Idaho’s mountains had theirs today for the most part, as a cold upper level Low-pressure moved over Idaho and then stats to sag south into Utah.

See snowfall accumulation forecasts below. Scroll down to see the 700mb maps (@10,000-ft. in the atmosphere) for flow direction, temps and RH the next 3 days.

Short term Snow Forecast Tues.-Wed. (RAP) From Nexlab
Snow forecast Tues.-Fri. (NAM) From NexLab
Snow Accumulation Forecast Tues. _Fri. (WRF) from CAIC.


Below is what the flow pattern is forecast to look like Wednesday, Thursday & Friday mornings. Position of Low-pressure favoring SW Wyoming, Northern Utah & Central Colorado for Snow.

Low centered over N. Utah/SW WY Wed. a.m.


Weak W flow over WY/ weak SW flow Colorado Thurs.


Drier NNW flow over WY Friday

Posted by meteorologist Jim Woodmencey