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    damage report from yesterday's rain?

    anyone know how bad the damages were in the mountains?
    was pouring down here in the flat lands. was hoping to head up for the coming weekend but looks like there is a warm spell in the forecast.

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    Rain yesterday? None in NH nor VT as far as I know. Friday into Saturday will be a different story though
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    From the looks of the radar shield last night, the vast majority of the sustained heavy rain didn't appear to make it much further North than roughly the Mass/NH/VT border.

    The snowpack up in the Southern Greens now from what I can personally attest to is solid (both in depth and surface consistency), and it's also an elevation thing for sure! There's little to no snowpack down along the I-91 corridor in MA/Souhtern VT along the CT River Valley, but then as soon as you start climbing up into the Greens, the snowpack builds quickly.

    My neighbor in VT sent me a message this morning that overnight they picked up about an inch of dense sleet/snow mixture and that it never appeared to have gone over to plain rain. On my ride home to CT last night, I hit some heavy downpours for sure once I got South of the MA border and into CT.

    Later this week is probably going to get a bit wet and warm for a short spell. Most resorts have a sizeable base on snowmaking terrain to work with already. and many places even have enough natural base that will allow some natural terrain to likely re-open once it sets up and dries out a bit on the backside of whatever happens later this week. Given how quickly many places can recover these days, this will likely just be a but of a speed bump later this week as opposed to a horrendous event leading into Christmas Week
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    Yup, this week should not kill the skiing for Christmas. No rain really this weekend (maybe a light mixed shower went through Friday night) and a bit of light snow today (adding up to 2-6 inches in the greens/whites/Maine). Rain and warmer Friday/Saturday but also a slight chance for the models to change, Low forecast track could energy shift to a new low off coast if things trend correctly. If not, enough time and cold after to recover.

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    rained all day at Hunter...was not...epic.
    Frozen granular?

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    In Central NH it sprinkled for 5 minutes, so no damage.

    I see quite a bit of the natural snow returning to the ponds on Friday but snowmaking terrain should endure.

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    Thunder Ridge was open Saturday but closed on Sunday due to the rain.

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    I skied Crotched today. They came out if this with a net gain in base, but the surface was much more variable than it was. Acceptable day but nothing special. Friday will hurt if the forecast doesn't change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drjeff View Post

    My neighbor in VT sent me a message this morning that overnight they picked up about an inch of dense sleet/snow mixture and that it never appeared to have gone over to plain rain. On my ride home to CT last night, I hit some heavy downpours for sure once I got South of the MA border and into CT.
    I was at Mt Snow today, enjoying the one inch of fresh "stuff", the groomed trails were surprisingly fun and soft considering the drop in temps from Saturday. The natural trails are rock hard , plenty of base to weather the upcoming potential warm up/rain. A strong snow squall rolled in late afternoon that probably had the legs to drop an inch of snow.

    The trails crew were busy shaping the berms on roller coaster, not a spec of dirt was churned up. Snow-making was going on along Upper Exhibition, with the snow having a nice holiday orange tint to it- is this from mud or rust in the pipe?
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    Quote Originally Posted by skimagic View Post
    I was at Mt Snow today, enjoying the one inch of fresh "stuff", the groomed trails were surprisingly fun and soft considering the drop in temps from Saturday. The natural trails are rock hard , plenty of base to weather the upcoming potential warm up/rain. A strong snow squall rolled in late afternoon that probably had the legs to drop an inch of snow.

    The trails crew were busy shaping the berms on roller coaster, not a spec of dirt was churned up. Snow-making was going on along Upper Exhibition, with the snow having a nice holiday orange tint to it- is this from mud or rust in the pipe?
    Probably from the pipe on Rollercoaster, as the main feeder pipe from West Lake has had over 200 million gallons pumped through it this far this season!

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