2 Feet of Snow Headed for Intermountain West for Presidents’ Day Weekend

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What do Washington, Lincoln, and sometimes Jefferson have in common? This year their collective birthdays will be celebrated with a major dump of snow in the intermountain west. (Editor’s Note: Jefferson was born in April, but the feds needed a stronger excuse to bring Powder To The People.)

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Expect the storm to roll in in bursts at first from the Pacific Northwest, bringing light snow to Idaho, Montana, and the Tetons tomorrow evening, as a Valentines Day tease—don’t forget the chocolate hearts on the lift.

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Monday precipitation forecast. Photo: Courtesy of NOAA/POWDER Magazine

 

The storm will then build leading into Sunday and by the morning of Presidents’ Day will bring one-to-two feet to the Tetons, Wasatch, and mountains of the I-70 Corridor. Pockets will be even deeper. And Monday, a holiday for some, is looking like a great day to ski powder.

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Remember, patriots ski with partners and avy gear—even inbounds—when the snow is this deep.

This article originally appeared on Powder.com and was republished with permission.

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