Forums Splitboard Talk Forum What are your favorite weather links Viewing 18 posts - 1 through 18 (of 18 total) Author Posts December 17, 2013 at 7:32 pm #579386 rughty 620 Posts I was shooting for obscure links for this thread. NOAA, local news channels, weather.com, etc… would be obvious. Here is one I use often (thanks BG) that is quite useful for anything coming off the Pacific: http://weather.hawaii.edu/models/index.cgi?model=gfs&domain=npac¶m=precip&orient=horiz&banner=uhmet&imgsize=large Any other good ones out there? December 17, 2013 at 7:36 pm #673328 TEX 2486 Posts The National weather service. Weather.gov I like the “pinpoint forecast” Its the only place I can get a different forecst due to altitude. For example , mammoth lakes. You can click on the area of the map and you get the forecast for 8000 ft or so. But you can click on Mt. Morrison and get the forecst for 12,000 ft. These areas are only 7-10 miles apart but the difference of 4000 ft you see a large increase in snowfall amout and wind speed December 17, 2013 at 9:21 pm #673329 tiltedworld 406 Posts noaa.nws.gov, but I am very biased :wink:. I like Byran at opensnow.com for the Tahoe forecasts. Between the forecasts discussions, sat coverage, climatology at NWS Sacto and NWS Reno and opensnow that covers a lot. But I like to poke around other weather places like http://squall.sfsu.edu/crws/jetstream.html for jetstream maps too. December 17, 2013 at 10:39 pm #673330 Matt Wood 328 Posts I just look outside the window… They never get it right in our corner of Colorado. December 17, 2013 at 11:09 pm #673331 cometogether 385 Posts good to see someone mentioned the most direct- no bullshit- this is for skiing weather page. opensnow.com December 17, 2013 at 11:59 pm #673332 Snurfer 1448 Posts We are lucky to have a few well researched weather bloggers for the Wasatch http://www.wasatchsnowforecast.com/ http://wasatchweatherweenies.blogspot.com/ and of course the NWS zone forecast is my go to source when I’m road tripping, for the same reasons Tex gave. Shark Snowsurf Chuna Voile V-Tail 170 BC Voile One Ninety Five Spark R&D Arc December 18, 2013 at 12:55 am #673333 jibmaster 446 Posts http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/earth/ http://www.stormsurfing.com/cgi/display_alt.cgi?a=nam_precip Getting turns in the Mendocino National Forest requires crafty websurfing to access snowpack information. http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/imagery.php?op=fire&fireID=ca-north-000 This one is fun http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/interactive/html/map.html?ql=station&zoom=5&loc=Latitude%2CLongitude%3B+City%2CST%3B+or+Station+ID&var=ssm_swe&dy=2013&dm=11&dd=25&dh=7&snap=1&o9=1&o12=1&o13=1&lbl=m&mode=pan&extents=us&min_x=-121.45833333333&min_y=39.658333333329&max_x=-120.98333333333&max_y=39.924999999996&coord_x=-121.22083333333&coord_y=39.79166666666249&zbox_n=&zbox_s=&zbox_e=&zbox_w=&metric=0&bgvar=dem&shdvar=shading&width=800&height=450&nw=800&nh=450&h_o=0&font=0&js=1&uc=0 December 18, 2013 at 3:05 am #673334 96avs01 875 Posts Short-term High Sierra forecast via 395travel.com (Dennis Mattinson, formerly easternsierraforecast.com). Otherwise, its a combination of those already mentioned. 165 Venture Divide/Spark Frankenburners/La Sportiva Spantiks 163W Jones Solution/Phantom Alphas/Dynafit TLT5s 162 Furberg Chris December 18, 2013 at 6:26 am #673335 Splitinbend 243 Posts Snow-forecast.com December 18, 2013 at 2:38 pm #673336 Rico in AZ 559 Posts My favorite is this jetstream loop, December 18, 2013 at 3:14 pm #673337 Norv 35 Posts @Matt Wood wrote: I just look outside the window… They never get it right in our corner of Colorado. I call Wood December 18, 2013 at 4:52 pm #673338 PedroDelfuego 758 Posts http://weather.unisys.com/satellite/sat_vis.php?image=enh&inv=0&t=l12®ion=he Lots of different regions and settings And I like squall.edu for jet-stream. December 19, 2013 at 4:28 am #673339 iriecoyote 291 Posts NOAA’s my first go-to. After that I like mountain-forecast especially for elevation forecasts of specific peaks. I also run Living Earth as an app on my mac. December 19, 2013 at 3:30 pm #673340 Cadderly 42 Posts Similarly, I’ve used snow-forecast.com, which it looks like is the same people as mountain-forecast.com December 25, 2013 at 1:42 am #673341 BlackBeard 1 Posts I’ve got to go with “OpenSnow.com” Fairly accurate forecasting for the Tahoe Area. I like to mix that with the traditional NOAA, Aircraft/Pilot forecasting, and National Weather sites if I am wanting confirming/disconfirming evidence to alter or solidify any possible weather hypotheses my mind may generate. As for this year in the Reno/Tahoe area, it seems to be an exercise in patience. December 25, 2013 at 5:24 pm #673342 Chowpow 3 Posts http://weather.cod.edu/forecast/# One of the best model output pages I’ve used, especially within a few days of the event as it brings on the RAP. Lots to explore and learn with this one. December 25, 2013 at 9:02 pm #673343 Taylor 794 Posts I’ve always considered the e-wall to be the undisputed heavyweight champion of model data: http://www.meteo.psu.edu/~fxg1/ewall.html @sun_rocket December 26, 2013 at 6:09 pm #673344 whistlermaverick 312 Posts Many are locally specific Amongst the others already listed like the NOAA North Pacific loop http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/west/nepac/flash-rb.html The local resort has temps and wind speed(Av/max) updated every 15min at 5 different elevations with live web cams on their mobile app, actually better than the web link….http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/the-mountain/snow-and-weather/index.aspx?t=live-temps3#tabsa Listen to their avy control every morning on the VHF radio. Infoex, if you can get a password https://www.avalanche.ca/caa/industry-services/infoex Webcam weather plots for highway touring areas with daily video replay http://images.drivebc.ca/bchighwaycam/pub/html/www/182.html ACMG Blog http://acmgmountainconditionsreport.blogspot.ca/ Local Patroller/SAR leader, daily avalanche blog http://www.wayneflannavalancheblog.com/p/about-wayne.html And when I need some in depth analysis I’ve got a fellow splitboard friend who studied Atmospheric Sciences and is a meteorologist with Environment Canada. @j.memay Viewing 18 posts - 1 through 18 (of 18 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.