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Know before you go! Any well-prepared backcountry skier, mountaineer, or all terrain excursionist will research the weather before the trip. Here are some of our favorite information sources for getting a good idea of what the conditions are like.

Central Oregon Avalanche Association – Observations

Information provided by Central Oregon Avalanche Association.
Date Title/Location Report Type Position Reporter(s)
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 - 8:28 AM Saturday 10/14/2017 Report Aaron Hartz  
Short Form Aaron Hartz
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 - 1:28 AM Wind Slab on Cone  
Snow Conditions
Avalanche Activity
Public Rex Shepard
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 - 8:47 PM EARLY SEASON CAUTION ADVISED  
Three Sisters Area
Snow Conditions
Avalanche Activity
Public PSA

NWS Forecast for Mt. Bachelor

Forecast information provided by the National Weather Service.
Current conditions at

Wanoga Butte (HWY 372 MP 17) (ODT31)

Lat: 43.98287°NLon: 121.58095°WElev: 6000ft.

NA

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed W 4 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill 26°F (-3°C)
Last update 19 Oct 11:10 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Bachelor OR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow.  Low around 25. Breezy, with a west wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow before noon, then snow showers after noon.  High near 28. Breezy, with a west wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Temperature falling to near 22 by 8pm, then rising to around 28 during the remainder of the night. Southwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow before noon, then rain.  High near 39. Windy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph increasing to 29 to 34 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Very windy, with a southwest wind 46 to 48 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Windy.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Windy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

For the full report see the NWS Mt. Bachelor forecast

Mt. Bachelor Conditions

Condition information provided by Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort.

Mid Mountain Snowfall

Snowfall measured at 7,300' near the top of the Sunrise Express lift

0"
since 6am today
0"
24 Hour
0"
3 Day
23"
7 Day
26"
snowfall since Oct 1
15"
Snow Depth

West Village Base Snow Fall

Snowfall measured at 6,300' near the bottom of the Sunshine Accelerator lift

0"
since 6am today
0"
24 Hour
0"
3 Day
22"
7 Day
24"
snowfall since Oct 1
13"
Snow Depth

Live Temperatures

-40°
Summit 9,000'
35°
Mid-mountain 7,775'
39°
Base Area 6,300'

Mt. Bachelor Telemetry

Condition information provided by Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort.

Mt Bachelor previous 24hr weather report

For range October 19, 2017 12:04 AM PST to October 20, 2017 12:04 AM PST.

Date and time 6300' Base Depth 6300' Base Temp 7285' Sunrise Temp 7800' Pine Temp 8000' Northwest Temp 9000' Summit Temp Base RH Pine RH Summit RH Sunrise Wind Avg Sunrise Wind Max Sunrise Wind Dir Pine Wind Avg Pine Wind Max Pine Wind Dir Northwest Wind Avg Northwest Wind Max Northwest Wind Dir Summit Wind Avg Summit Wind Max Summit Wind Dir
Oct 19, 2017 03:00 PM 10.95 39.4 0 34.99 n/a n/a 84 93 n/a n/a n/a n/a 18 42 271 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 02:00 PM 10.34 40.2 0 35.73 n/a n/a 81 93 n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 31 241 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 01:00 PM 10.96 41.84 0 36.87 n/a n/a 72 79 n/a n/a n/a n/a 21 38 253 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 12:00 PM 11.3 43.33 0 37.69 n/a n/a 53 63 n/a n/a n/a n/a 22 50 239 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 11:00 AM 11.33 42.85 0 36.83 n/a n/a 51 57 n/a n/a n/a n/a 27 51 225 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 10:00 AM 11.39 42.31 0 36.34 n/a n/a 41 48 n/a n/a n/a n/a 29 48 227 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 09:00 AM 11.72 41.41 0 35.91 n/a n/a 40 46 n/a n/a n/a n/a 27 45 235 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 08:00 AM 11.72 39.83 0 35.46 n/a n/a 39 43 n/a n/a n/a n/a 30 44 243 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 07:00 AM 11.95 38.31 0 35.54 n/a n/a 43 43 n/a n/a n/a n/a 30 47 247 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 06:00 AM 11.92 36.35 0 35.48 n/a n/a 46 44 n/a n/a n/a n/a 28 42 267 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 05:00 AM 11.92 36 0 35.75 n/a n/a 51 42 n/a n/a n/a n/a 30 43 270 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 04:00 AM 11.99 36.48 0 35.94 n/a n/a 51 45 n/a n/a n/a n/a 31 44 272 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 03:00 AM 11.99 37.1 0 36.25 n/a n/a 46 41 n/a n/a n/a n/a 34 47 275 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 02:00 AM 12.19 37.69 0 36.46 n/a n/a 49 43 n/a n/a n/a n/a 35 48 281 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 01:00 AM 12.19 38.52 0 36.81 n/a n/a 52 45 n/a n/a n/a n/a 34 49 285 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Oct 19, 2017 12:15 AM 12.05 36.69 0 37.42 n/a n/a 58 49 n/a n/a n/a n/a 35 47 281 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Northwest Weather & Avalanche Center

Forecast information provided by Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center.

Mt Hood

Issued: 2:12 PM PST Tuesday, September 19, 2017
by Kenny Kramer

NWAC avalanche forecasts apply to backcountry avalanche terrain in the Olympics, Washington Cascades and Mt Hood area. These forecasts do not apply to developed ski areas, avalanche terrain affecting highways and higher terrain on the volcanic peaks above the Cascade crest level.

NWAC Fall Schedule

Winter is just around the corner!  Regular NWAC mountain weather and avalanche forecasts usually begin in mid to late November. Look for an upcoming blog post detailing late Fall/Winter NWAC operations specifying our forecast schedule. For more notes on early season avalanche hazards and Fall NWAC operations, please read the section below. 

If you have any comments or suggestions regarding the weather or the backcountry avalanche forecasting program, please direct them to:

Northwest Avalanche Center
7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, Washington 98115

Or email [email protected] or phone 206-526-6165 and leave a message. The non-profit side of NWAC can be reached at [email protected] 


 

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