Possible snow in Mammoth Mountain ski area this week

Posted By: The Ski Channel on October 26, 2009 6:49 am

Of course no one can ever know these things for sure, but there is definitely a chance we’ll finally get some more snow up on Mammoth Mountain this week. Snow showers should start to come in tonight and tomororow through Wednesday, and then again on Friday. With the possibility of natural snow plus Mammoth’s snowmaking, does this mean a possible reopening of the mountain by Friday? Stay tuned to The Ski Channel for all the updates…

Here’s this week’s forecast, couretesy of Mammoth’s website, mammothmountain.com:

mmsa08_icons_Clear.jpg Today Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. 54°F
mmsa08_icons_rain.jpg Tonight A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 11pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 23. Strong and damaging winds, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to between 55 and 60 mph. Winds could gust as high as 100 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. 23°F
mmsa08_icons_snow.jpg Tuesday Snow showers, mainly before 11am. High near 27. Very windy, with a west wind 40 to 45 mph becoming north 30 to 35 mph. Winds could gust as high as 80 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible. 27°F
mmsa08_icons_snow.jpg Tuesday Night A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -25. Very windy, with a north wind between 45 and 50 mph, with gusts as high as 105 mph. 4°F
mmsa08_icons_snow.jpg Wednesday A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a high near 17. Windy, with a north wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 90 mph. 17°F
mmsa08_icons_Moon.jpg Wednesday Night Partly cloudy and blustery, with a low around 12. 12°F
mmsa08_icons_partlyCloudy.jpg Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. 23°F
mmsa08_icons_PartlyCloudyMoon.jpg Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. 24°F
mmsa08_icons_snow.jpg Friday

A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a high near 37

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