Mt Baker Ski Area
Today's Forecast
↑17° ↓10°
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  • Dewpoint↓9° / ↑8°
  • Humidity↑62% / ↓91%
  • Regional New Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth56"
Cloudy before noon and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy later into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon, snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the early morning followed by another dusting before noon and a dusting in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning becoming NE 5 to 14 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be 5 to 13 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 21st
↑15° ↓15°
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  • Dewpoint↓9° / ↑12°
  • Humidity↑54% / ↓85%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth46"
Partly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds SE 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming S 8 to 19 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be 1 to 16 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 22nd
↑16° ↓14°
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  • Dewpoint↓12° / ↑8°
  • Humidity↑73% / ↓92%
  • Regional New Snow18"
  • Regional Snow Depth47"
Overcast throughout the day. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Expected snowfall to be 4 to 6 inches in the early morning followed by another 8 to 12 inches before noon and 3 to 6 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.4 inches
Winds S 20 to 32 mph through the morning shifting to S 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 35 mph. Expected wind chill to be -4 to 4 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 23rd
↑14° ↓17°
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  • Dewpoint↓9° / ↑9°
  • Humidity↑80% / ↓95%
  • Regional New Snow10"
  • Regional Snow Depth49"
Cloudy throughout the day. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 4 inches in the early morning, then another 4 to 7 inches before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.3 to 1.5 inches
Winds variable at 2 to 9 mph through the morning becoming E 6 to 15 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 1 to 10 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 24th
↑12° ↓9°
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  • Dewpoint↓8° / ↑8°
  • Humidity↑64% / ↓83%
  • Regional New Snow3"
  • Regional Snow Depth49"
Overcast through the morning, and then overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the early morning followed by another 1 to 2 inches before noon and a trace in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.45 inches
Winds NE 7 to 16 mph through the morning shifting to E 12 to 23 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be 1 to 7 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 25th
↑12° ↓6°
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  • Dewpoint↓-1° / ↑-3°
  • Humidity↑38% / ↓79%
  • Regional New Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth48"
Overcast through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow after daylight and then snow in the afternoon.
Expected snowfall to be a trace in the early morning.
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds NE 10 to 21 mph through the morning becoming E 10 to 21 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 26 mph. Expected wind chill to be -6 to -1 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update20 Feb @ 05:02
  • Snow Last 24hrs8"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs8"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth148 to 184"
  • Today's Snow Potential1"
Comments
31in, past 7 days. Snow surface is powder and packed powder

  • High Lift Elevation5,050ft
  • Base Elevation3,550ft
  • Vertical Drop1,500ft
  • Longest Trail1.75
  • Trails35 of 38
  • Lifts6 of 8
  • Acreage0 of 1000 ( 92% )
Other Info
  • Groomed Night Ski Trails18 ( 47% )
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  • VisibilityUnreported
  • Snow DepthUnreported
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MARTEN RIDGE, WA
  • Elevation10,072ft
  • UpdatedFeb 20 @ 07:17
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  • VisibilityUnreported
  • Snow Depth66"
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MARTEN RIDGE, WA
  • Elevation4,265ft
  • UpdatedFeb 20 @ 07:17
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  • State: Washington
  • Country: United States
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LONG RANGE FORECAST - JAN 05, 2019
It has been a while since we updated this outlook. When paying full attention to any area we forecast for, which I have been watching weather patterns for (the western US also) since the 1970's, I put my forecasts of weather events/ timing/ snow totals up against any, especially in the long range. We gained quite a reputation for our Tahoe and Utah forecasts over a span of almost 15 years, gaining the attention of TV stations who used the forecasts with no mention of source, a movie financier who wanted me to be a part of a "think tank" group of professionals, radio stations, etc. Even major growers/ ag interests were using these free forecasts (for the longer range accuracy of weather event timing and significance), as an accurate long range forecaster is the equivalent of a "fortune teller", as told to me by the movie financier. There are competitors who charge for their info, and we do not, even though our information is a paid service in other formats we continue to deliver to agriculture customers to this day (Circa 1995). As I stated, I put my forecasts up against anyone else's in the area.

We gave out over $50,000 in SWAG (lodging, tickets, passes, gear, even Nativa Naturals food) from 2009-2011, stuff we couldn't even afford to buy ourselves, to many people from SFO and SAC, TVL area. If you check my bio you will see my story, there is a LOT more to it than what I am typing here.

I have received many emails due to the missing updates. The answer is, we have not had any support from advertisers, resorts, anyone in this region since around 2013. I continued on with the forecasting hoping for some support in the form of advertising or sponsorship, but it didn't happen, and I do not know anyone else who works for free.

That said, I would like to get these forecast outlooks going again-->

I never charged the site user for this service. The skier/ snowboarder has enough to pay for with fuel, lift tickets and passes, gear, life, etc., and I feel it is a service that should be provided by the host, the resort, to its visitors, even if in the form of advertising on the site. I have the same awesome, nice traffic as the rest of the snow sports niche sites, but am not going to run Google ads so they can charge $20/ cpm and give us less than a dollar cpm.

That said... I watch Colorado as that is where the business is for me. Recently, Bogus Basin joined the client list and now we work up a complete custom forecast for them as well, with a long range outlook. I will be drawing from that already completed work to deliver you a broad-brush longer range outlook for the western US, for now. I hope it is useful for you:

LONGER RANGE: The 9th-10th of January another low pressure system moves in with good potential snowfall, significant snow for the west coast mainly, less as we move inland, southern areas favored like southwest US areas,The 11-12th (roughly) and then the 13th-20th of January, we expect unsettled conditions to continue dominating the western US (had this forecast for over a month, early Dec forecast for this mid-late Jan time frame), and we expect a prominent moisture tap from the tropics, as El Nino starts to show itself more... So basically, between the 9th and 20th, we expect many more storms to move through with snow for most western US resort areas, down south to including Southern California and even favoring the southwest US as a more southerly track seems more likely... This unsettled period should last into around the 18th-20th of January, then in the last part of Jan and early February (through the 8th of Feb maybe), we start off with a snow down time under more dominant high pressure ridging. More to come. CM

Mountain Summit Forecast

Wednesday
↑6° / ↓1°
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↑6° / ↓6°
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Cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the early morning followed by another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be -24 to -12 degrees through the morning.

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↑4° / ↓1°
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Overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top NE 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be -27 to -22 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,400ft
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Thursday
↑7° / ↓6°
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↑6° / ↓6°
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Partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top NW 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be -24 to -21 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑5° / ↓10°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 16 to 28 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be -26 to -19 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,400ft
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Friday
↑8° / ↓4°
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↑21° / ↓6°
Skies
Overcast before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 4 to 6 inches in the early morning, then another 10 to 14 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.4 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SW 33 to 45 mph with gusts up to 56 mph. Expected wind chill to be -30 to -23 degrees through the morning.

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↑7° / ↓10°
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Cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 4 to 7 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 14 to 26 mph with gusts up to 33 mph. Wind chill expected to be -35 to -29 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,400ft
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Saturday
↑3° / ↓6°
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↑2° / ↓9°
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Overcast before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches in the early morning, then another 5 to 8 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.16 to 0.8 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be -31 to -19 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑3° / ↓8°
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Cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.25 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SE 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be -21 to -13 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,400ft
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Sunday
↑2° / ↓-1°
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↑14° / ↓4°
Skies
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the early morning followed by another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SE 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be -20 to -14 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑1° / ↓7°
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Overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top E 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Wind chill expected to be -20 to -12 degrees into the evening.
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Monday
↑2° / ↓-3°
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↑2° / ↓7°
Skies
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top NE 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be -21 to -9 degrees through the morning.

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↑0° / ↓5°
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Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top E 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be -35 to -23 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,400ft
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Mountain Base Forecast

Wednesday
↑19° / ↓11°
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↑17° / ↓16°
Skies
Overcast before noon.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the early morning followed by another trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base variable at 2 to 9 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 17 degrees through the morning.

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↑17° / ↓11°
Skies
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base NE 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Wind chill expected to be 5 to 17 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,183ft
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Thursday
↑17° / ↓15°
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↑17° / ↓15°
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Partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base S 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Wind chill expected to be 4 to 17 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑16° / ↓19°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a dusting into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base S 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 18 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,183ft
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Friday
↑18° / ↓15°
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↑29° / ↓15°
Skies
Overcast through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 4 to 6 inches in the early morning, then another 8 to 12 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.4 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base S 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be 3 to 6 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑18° / ↓23°
Skies
Cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 4 to 6 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Wind chill expected to be 6 to 10 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,183ft
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Saturday
↑16° / ↓19°
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↑16° / ↓21°
Skies
Overcast through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 4 inches in the early morning followed by another 4 to 7 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.16 to 0.8 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base variable at 2 to 9 mph. Expected wind chill to be 7 to 13 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑16° / ↓20°
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Overcast into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.25 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base E 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 10 to 20 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,183ft
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Sunday
↑14° / ↓10°
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↑26° / ↓15°
Skies
Overcast through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the early morning, then another 1 to 2 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base NE 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be 5 to 11 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑14° / ↓17°
Skies
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base E 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be 3 to 14 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,183ft
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Monday
↑14° / ↓6°
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↑14° / ↓15°
Skies
Cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base NE 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Expected wind chill to be -4 to 5 degrees through the morning.

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↑11° / ↓13°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base E 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be -7 to 4 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,183ft
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