More Snow in the Rockies, Tetons, Cascades and Near Lake Superior
The calendar may say it’s late April, but weather is acting more like February around Lake Superior to the Pacific Northwest. The snow has been stacking up from the Rockies to the Sierra Madre Mountains. 17″ has fallen through the higher elevations in Wyoming, with more than a foot in Colorado.
The Tetons, Big Horns and Sierra Madre Range will be digging out from significant snow. Up to an additional foot of snow may fall in the highest elevations.
In Colorado, 6″ to 12″ of additional snowfall is likely. Winter Storm Warnings are in effect in portions of the Rockies.
Snow and sleet has been falling around Lake Superior in Northern Minnesota, Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Ice accumulations may approach a .25″ in the Arrowhead of Minnesota where an Ice Storm Warning continues. A mix of snow and sleet is likely elsewhere. Up to 3″ of snow is possible where the precipitation stays all snow.
Snow will be moving into the Cascade Mountains, especially in Oregon. An fresh foot of powder is possible from Mt. Hood to Crater Lake. 3″ to 6″ of snow is possible above 6,000 feet in Nevada.
Scattered rounds of heavy snow will continue across the West through the end of the week. The snow and ice in the Western Great Lakes will begin to diminish Thursday morning.
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels