Cold front has moved through and it is cold out. Snow showers have fired up nicely as the moist jet behind the front hits the mountains. Snow levels are down below 5000 ft. Only expecting a few inches of snow tonight at best, but it will be cold on Saturday with highs only in the 30′s. Another piece of energy moves through tomorrow night triggering snow showers again with a few inches possible in spots.

Stays cold Sunday but temps begin to moderate slightly. As the Pacific begins to crash towards La Nina we have the perfect setup this week as we will want all next winter. The ridge is sitting out in the Pacific around 150w with blocking over Alaska and a stronger than normal jetstream for this time of year. This jet is riding over the ridge and into CA this weekend and will continue through next week.

Another stronger storm takes aim on Wednesday. This storm is not quite as cold but cold enough for this time of year. We Could see up to 6 inches of snow or more on the mountains. We will have to watch this storm. The main low stays stalled along the coast through the end of the week keeping a chance of showers.

Things look to clear out Memorial Day weekend. Models suggest the PNA will spike positive the following week which would suggest the ridge from the South will finally move in. This would block storms and bring warm weather. Normally in June the jetstream is weak enough to allow the ridge to build in permanently, but it’s not so weak yet so it could still be a battle for summer to set in. BA

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