The Weather Prediction Center

College Park, MD


Storm Summary Message



Storm Summary Number 2 for Winter Weather Associated with a
Pacific Northwest Storm
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
700 AM PST Fri Dec 02 2022

...The wintry weather over the Intermountain West is winding down,
although locally heavy mountain snow is possible over portions of
the North-Central Rockies...

Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for portions of the Northern
and Central Rockies.

Winter Weather Advisories are in effect over western portions of
the Northern and Central Rockies.

For a detailed graphical depiction of the latest watches, warnings
and advisories, please see www.weather.gov

At 600 AM PST...An expansive northeast-southwest oriented cold
front with multiple waves of low pressure continued to press
southeast across portions of the Upper Midwest into the Great
Basin. In its wake, chilly subfreezing temperatures were observed
this morning across much of the Intermountain West, with frigid
sub-zero temperatures noted over the Northern Plains beneath an
Arctic airmass sliding down the lee of the Rockies. National
Weather Service Doppler radar and surface observations detected
scattered moderate to heavy snowfall ongoing over portions of the
Northern and Central Rockies, and the Northern Plains. Sustained
gusty winds of 20-30 kts were also observed in the Northern Plains
in the vicinity of the Arctic cold front.

...Selected preliminary Storm Total Snowfall in inches from 700 AM
PST Tue Nov 29 through 600 AM PST Fri Dec 02...

...COLORADO...
OAK CREEK 0.4 W                      13.9                    
CRESTED BUTTE 1.9 NE                 13.0                    
PITKIN 1.1 SW                        10.0                    
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS 1.9 E               8.0                    
BOULDER 2.2 W                         7.5                    
DEERMONT 1.2 ENE                      7.3                    

...MONTANA...
BABB 19 W                            14.0                    
NOXON 4,2 WNW                        12.8                    
DUPUYER 15 SW                        12.0                    
ARLEE 16.7 WNW                        8.0                    
KALISPELL 10.1 SW                     7.7                    

...WYOMING...
ALPINE 5.9 S                          8.7                    
TETON VILLAGE 1.6 NE                  8.5                    
ELK MOUNTAIN 0.3                      5.2                    
LANDER 7.3 WNW                        5.1                    
CHEYENNE 2.2 NNE                      4.7                    

...Selected preliminary Peak Wind gusts in miles per hour earlier
in the event...

...CALIFORNIA...
MILL CANYON                            99                    
BLIE STREAK WEATHER STN                89                    

...COLORADO...
CHEYENNE MTN AIR STN                  105                    
COLORADO 1 ENE                         95                    

...NEVADA...
RENO 2 NW                              68                    

...UTAH...
CENTRAL WASATCH PEAKS 10994 FT         95                    
LOFTY LAKE PEAK 11186 FT               89                    

...WYOMING...
RED CANYON SOUTH PASS                  86                    
HILAND 16 S                            72                    

...Selected preliminary Storm Total Snowfall in inches where the
event has ended...

...CALIFORNIA...
WEED 2 SSW                           11.0                    
MT SHASTA 1.7 SSE                    10.3                    
SUSANVILLE 5 WNW                      8.0                    
MEADOW VALLEY 5.6 WSW                 5.0                    
ALTURAS 9.5 E                         4.7                    
MAD RIVER 1.7 SW                      2.4                    
TRUCKEE 1.6 N                         1.8                    

...IDAHO...
COUER D'ALENE 6.6 SSW                19.7                    
MCCALL                               18.0                    
NAPLES 0.4 NW                        16.0                    
HOPE 4.4 SW                          14.5                    
BELLEVUE 0.3 SSE                      8.3                    
GRANGEVILLE 0.4 SW                    6.4                    
BOISE CITY 12.3 ENE                   6.0                    
POCATELLO 2.5 NE                      4.3                    

...OREGON...
TIMBERLINE NWAC                      35.0                    
MOUNT HOOD MEADOWS BASE              33.0                    
CRATER LAKE                          14.5                    
SKI BLUEWOOD 9 SW                    10.0                    
KLAMATH FALLS 3.4 ESE                 9.5                    
ELGIN 9.8 N                           9.0                    
HOOS RIVER 0.8 SSW                    8.1                    
FLORA 1.0 SE                          8.0                    
SANTIAM PASS 1.0 WSW                  8.0                    
SUNSET SUMMIT                         8.0                    
MARION FORKS 1 SW                     7.0                    

...UTAH...
FRUIT HEIGHTS 1.3 NE                 14.5                    
HEBER CITY 10.1 ESE                  10.5                    
BOUNTIFUL 0.8 SE                      9.5                    
KAYSVILLE 1.2 N                       9.2                    

...WASHINGTON...
LONE PINE SNOTEL                     33.0                    
PINTO ROCK SNOTEL                    28.0                    
LUCERNE 9W                           26.5                    
TROUT LAKE 0.8 SSW                   26.4                    
EASTON 6.2 NNW                       26.3                    
MT SAINT HELENS 3 SE                 23.0                    
UPPER LEWIS RIVER FALL 9 NNW         22.0                    
SPOKANE 6.1 N                        15.0                    
MAZAMA 6 ESE                         14.8                    
WHITE SALMON 7.4 NE                  13.7                    
HOODSPORT 3.7 WNW                    11.2                    
GRAND COULEE 3.2 ESE                 11.0                    
CONCRETE 1.4 SSW                     10.0                    
MINERAL 0.2 S                         8.5                    
EVERETT 1.0 S                         7.0                    
SEATTLE 2.1 ESE                       1.5                    


Cold and dry high pressure is forecast to set in over the Rockies
in the wake of the aforementioned cold front by tonight, bringing
an end to snowfall over the region. Locally heavy snowfall and
hazardous travel conditions may persist with the ongoing activity
in the Northern and Central Rockies before the activity subsides
through today.

This will be the last Storm Summary issued by the Weather
Prediction Center for this event. Please refer to your local
National Weather service office for additional information.

Asherman




Last Updated: 1000 AM EST FRI DEC 02 2022