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Obsession with Copper

I look a lot at Copper. The main reason is that I originally started collecting data at Copper and therefore have a lot more data there. I added other resorts later. When looking at statistics, it’s useful to look at

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Review of last week’s storm

[Correction: I was accidentally pulling data from snow-forecast.com that was in centimeters and not inches. Needless to say, this means there forecasts were actually the value below divided by 2.54. Or way wrong. They predicted zero out of 4 days correctly.

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Lies, Damned Lies, and… Snowstats?

I was involved in a discussion on Opensnow yesterday. It started with a comment from “gman” that said: “Colorado River Basin SWE at 95% of average as of right now (averaged from all SNOTEL sites). What a great start to

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Copper storm totals 11/10-11/15

This last week has seen a lot of snow fall over the state. Almost all forecasts from all the sources I look at under-predicted. Not only did they under-predict storm totals, they under-predicted almost every single day! I’m going to

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Yesterday at Copper

Copper got hammered yesterday! That was expected, but they got a lot more snow than predicted. The National Weather Service predicted that Copper would receive 7.28″ of snow and Opensnow predicted 4-8″ (with an average of 6″, obviously). Other resorts

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