Early Winter: Alaska – Shortest Summer On Record — Winter Storm for the West – Earliest ever opening of Ski Resort
Winter Storm for Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Utah, Western Nebraska – The calendar may say October 2, but a winter storm is poised to bring heavy snow to the northern Rockies tonight at higher elevations, including the Tetons, Bighorns, and Beartooth Ranges of Wyoming and far southwest Montana. Tomorrow and Friday, snow will become widespread in southern Montana, central and eastern Idaho, far northern Utah, much of Wyoming, the mountains of northern Colorado.
Winter storm watch for SE Wyoming –“Potent early season winter storm.” 12-16″ snow possible in mountains plus strong winds. URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY…WED OCT 2 2013 POTENT EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY… A STRONG EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN NEBRASKA THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY… WIDESPREAD SNOW…HEAVY AT TIMES.
Earliest ever opening of Crystal Mountain Resort – From the “man-made global warming STILL not ruining the ski industry” department. Crystal Mountain is located on the Northeast corner of Mt. Rainier National park in the State of Washington. Its base is at 4,400 feet, and its summit (Silver King) stands at 7,012 feet, for a total vertical run of 3,100 feet. Historic Opening/Closing Dates (since 1982) Earliest opening: November 4, 2005 Latest open
Wyoming – After 2nd largest Sept snowstorm on record, here comes another -“High Impact,” “Significant snow event,” “Nuisance,” “Major Early Storm,” are some of the words used by the NWS to describe the upcoming event. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY 315 AM MDT MON SEP 30 2013 ANOTHER MAJOR EARLY SEASON STORM SYSTEM IS STILL ON TRACK EVEN THOUGH THE MODELS CONTINUE TO CHANGE A LITTLE… THE HEMISPHERIC PATTERN STILL SUPPORTS A DIGGING TROUGH INTO THE NRN GREAT BASIN