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On Heavy Early Snow, Argentine Ski Resort Opens a Month Early

Cerro Catedral, Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Boscos  Cold temperatures and heavy snow combined to allow an early start to the ski season at Argentina’s Cerro Catedral ski resort, according to Snow-Forecast. “Argentina has seen...

Mid-May Snow and Cold Forecast for Australian Ski Areas

Snow Brains is reporting that a cold front forecast to sweep across Australia the weekend of May 16 through 18, is expected to drop snow across the Australian Alps. “A...

Late Season Snowstorm Boosts Colorado Ski Resorts, While Increasing Avalanche Risk

Image: Colorado Avalanche Information Center/Courtesy photo Summitdaily.com reports on late season snow boosting the end of season for Colorado ski resorts: Several Colorado ski areas enjoyed around a half-foot of snow...

Antarctic Vostok Station Records “Extreme Winter Cold” Prior to Winter’s Arrival

  Image: Vostok Station, Antarctica, Todd Sowers, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University, Palisades, New York for NOAA. The German weather site wetteronline.de reported “extreme winter cold” in Antarctica as the mercury plummeted...

Utah’s Snowbird Ski Resort Is Celebrating May Snow

Image: Snowbird Resort Webcam. Signs of the Times (SOTT) is reporting that the Snowbird Sky Resort near Salt Lake City in Utah is celebrating an extended winter with well above...

Chile and Argentina Get Buried In Snow

Image: NASA MODIS satellite image of Argentina and  Chile showing snow cover. The Andes follow the border of Argentina and Chile, with both countries having ski resorts in the range,...

Mongolia Experiences Snowiest Winter in Since the 1970s

The 2023/2024 winter in Mongolia was its snowiest in nearly 50 years, reports the Mongolian National News Agency: This winter holds the record for the most snow in Mongolia since...

Spring Storm Brings Heavy Snow to Salt Lake City Area

Image: Snow in Herriman, UT on May 5, from Andrea K on Twitter. KSL-TV in Salt Lake City reports on a spring storm that seemed more like one typical of...

Mid-Spring Snowfall in CA and NV Heavier Than in Winter

Although snow does fall some years in May in the mountains bordering California and Nevada, the amount of snow that fell recently is relatively rare. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office...

‘Intense’ Snowstorm Strikes Chile, Not Limited to Mountainous Areas

Snow came even earlier than expected to regions of Chile not usually experiencing heavy snow. On Saturday, May 4, the Chilean Meteorological Directorate (DMC) issued a forecast for probable snowfall...

May Snowstorm Brings More Than a Foot of Snow to California’s Sierra Nevada,

Image: UC Berkeley Central Sierra Snow Lab News2-KTVN Reno reports: It’s not unheard of for it to snow in the Sierra during the month of May, but it’s usually fairly light. For...

Spring Is Slow to Come to Northern India Where Snow Continues to Pummel the Region

Image: Rising Kashmir The Hindu, among other Indian news outlets, reported on a late-April storm which delivered unusually cold temperatures and heavy snow to parts of Northern India, snarling traffic,...

The U.K. Is Experiencing a Cold Spring, Reminiscent of the “Year Without a Summer”

Metro.co.uk is reporting that people in the United Kingdom are bemoaning the extended winter conditions robbing them of typical for the spring temperatures and rainfall patterns. Describing the unusually...

Colorado Cold Front Brings Hail, Snow

Image: webcam image from Gore Range in Vail Colorado showing fresh snow on Wednesday, May 1. The Denver Post reported on a late spring storm that swept across the state...

Massive Snow Avalanche Covers Parts of Kashmir

Image: screen capture from video WION reports that a large avalanche occurred in the Sarbal area of Sonamarg in Kashmir on April 29. “An avalanche occurred in the Sarbal area of...

Spring Freeze Hits the Great Lakes and New England

Ryan Maue, Ph.D, noted on Twitter last week: Great Lakes and Northeast still below freezing tomorrow morning. Friday's lows in the 20s in Michigan and New England. He included the graphic...

Alaska Is Slow To Thaw This Spring

Image: Weather Central Although Spring has come to Alaska with the states’ near record snowpack beginning to melt in many locations, in other areas temperatures remain below freezing and snow...

Some European Ski Resorts Re-Open Due to Late Spring Snowfalls

Image: Webcam from Marbachegg Ski resort in Switzerland SnowBrains reports that late spring snowfalls in Europe are leading to an extended ski season at many resorts: A cold front sweeping across Europe...

Washington, D.C. Area Gets Late Freeze and Frost

Temperatures were significantly below normal overnight Monday, April 22 and into Tuesday morning for the Washington, D.C. area. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Baltimore reported on Twitter that...

Snow Continues Falling at Norwegian Ski Resorts, One Resort Expects Good Summer Season

Fonna Glacier Ski Resort in Norway, one of only six ski resorts in the world with full time summer ski operations, is preparing for its season opening on May...

Snow Comes Early to Some Argentine and Chilean Ski Areas

With the official start of the ski season, June, still more than a month away, and the peak season, July and August two months down the road, some ski...

Eastern Cape Gets Early Dusting of Snow, Ski Resort in Southern Africa Planning an Early Opening

Image: X@TrafficSA, R58 Route between Elliot and Barkly East in Eastern Cape, April 16, 2024. SABC News reports that an early for the year snowstorm hit the Eastern Cape of...

Heavy Snow Accumulation Threatens Switzerland With Its Highest Avalanche Threat in Fifty Years

Image: Screen capture from NBC News video of April 1 avalanche in Zermatt, Switzerland.  Snow Brains is reporting that the heavy accumulation of snow in Switzerland this season is putting...

Alberta Canada Gets Late-Season Winter Rewind with Snow and Unseasonably Cold Temperatures

Image: The Weather Network Snowfall warnings and special weather statements are in effect for parts of southern Alberta, as a wintry cold front pushes through the region. Canadian meteorologists say...

Europe Braces for Abnormal Cold and Spring Snow

The Severe Weather Europe (SWE) website is reporting that a cold wave is expected to affect most of Europe until the end of the month. This week, a large part...