Sunday 12/21/14 Winter Solstice
BLUEBIRD SUNDAY! What a gorgeous day we have had on Blacktail Mountain. Began as a blizzard and 8 inches of fresh snow, ended with blue sky. Forecast for the overnight shows chance of more snow with bands of weather scattered and moving our direction. Make plans to have fun on our north facing slopes. Open every day of the week for the Christmas Holiday.
9:45 update= POWDER everywhere, have had wind so may be deeper on skier’s left. It is trying to be a bluebird day, wind at the top but once on the runs, our north facing slopes mostly protected. 8 inches fresh! Check the webcam and weather station for real time conditions. Thunderhead open to midstation, Olympic top to bottom and the handletow in operation.
Groomer reporting this Sunday morning at 5 am with 8 inches of new snow in the past 24 hours. It has been a blizzard since midnight with temperature currently at 28 degrees and wind 6-10 WNW swirling. It is still snowing, the radar shows a diminishing plume so expect the storm to taper off into the morning. Everyone enjoyed opening day with fresh snow, valley views and occasional flurries. Today the first day of winter is going to be just that with variable snow conditions, powder to heavier powder, LET IT SNOW.
Saturday12/20/14 OPENING DAY
Groomer reporting in this Saturday morning at 5am under high broken clouds with a temperature of 20 degrees, light wind from the south and occasional snow flurry. Yesterday brought 4 inches of new snow, fresh powder for this Opening Day. Thunderhead will be open to the midstation with really good conditions, Olympic open top to bottom and the Handletow in operation. It is going to be a fun day on the slopes. The forecast is for snow again later in the day and overnight.
An inch of snow overnight, 2 inches in the past 24 hours with snow in the forecast today and tonight. It is 26 degrees with wind from the SSW at 3-6 mph.
Tomorrow is opening day of the 2014-15 Season. We will have Thunderhead open to midstation, Olympic open top to bottom and the handletow in operation. Get ready for some fun on the slopes.
It is snowing this Thursday morning at 8 am. The percentages have been climbing up with weather on the radar, looking for some accumulation today!
We will be opening this Saturday December 20th and on our holiday season everyday through January 4th.
Just a dusting of new snow this Wednesday morning. There’s some weather on the radar over in Seattle and chances of new snow have been increased to 40% by this evening.
We will be opening Saturday for the 2014-15 Season and on our holiday schedule, every day through January 4th.
Temperature 17 degrees this Tuesday morning at 6am with no wind and high thin clouds. Chance of light snow with increasing accumulation forecast for Wednesday into Thursday. No new snow in the past 24 hours. Continue to prepare base for Saturday opening and looking forward to the 2014-15 Season.
Temperature this morning at 16.9 degrees with light wind from the SSW at 0-3 mph. High pressure has moved in with temperatures more like normal, inversion moved out. Forecast is for a clearing day and the next chance of snow late Tuesday. With snow recieved over the weekend we can now say we will open by Saturday. The upper mountain is in good shape and we are grooming the bottom carefully and meticulously.