The Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center maintains the most comprehensive real-time mountain weather data network in the US. It includes snowpack, wind, temperature and precipitation telemetry data as well as weather forecasts for the Northwest Cascades and Olympic mountains from fall through spring. Telemetry data is sampled hourly and the links below reflect data collected in the past 24 hours. It is helpful to compare precipitation to temperature at a given elevation to reveal rain vs. snow accumulation. Please click on an area of interest, or mouse over link to load graphic plot of past 24 hours.
Click on a logo to access these links:


Ski Areas with Telemetry
Mt Baker
Stevens Pass Ski Area
Hwy 2 at Stevens Pass
Crystal Mountain
Mission Ridge
I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass
Alpental Ski Area
Hurricane Ridge
White Pass
Mt Hood Meadows
Mt Hood Timberline Lodge
Mt Hood Timberline Magic Mile
Mt Hood Skibowl


Other Areas and Data
Mount Rainier Paradise
Mount Rainier Sunrise
Mount Rainier Camp Muir
Mt St Helens
Weather Forecast (NOAA)
Cascades Avalanche Forecast
Mt Hood Avalanche Forecast
Snow Depth Comparisons for Northwest Areas
Environment Canada
Canadian Avalanche Centre
 
 





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Localsnow.com and localsnow.org provide live camera feeds and links to area ski resorts, highway departments, mountain weather data and forecasts. With the high altitude jet stream constantly modulating the air flow across our mountain ranges we need to stay informed, lest we find ourselves featured on the Disaster News Channel. May to November can be unpredictable in the Pacific Northwest. Even with summer hiking, mountain biking, camping or rock climbing, it could be important to know trail conditions. These can change in a matter of hours, especially at elevation. Some trails in the spring are closed until mid June. We are fortunate that the US Forest Service is using visitor feedback to keep the online information up to date.

Localsnow.org seeks to cover the Pacific Northwest region, which includes the Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges of Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, the Northern Sierra of California and the northern extent of the Rocky Mountain range as it crosses the border from Idaho and Montana into British Columbia and Alberta.