Mt. Hood Meadows has announced a November 25th opening! Learn more here.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Ski and snowboard lovers are rejoicing today. Mt. Hood Meadows have announced that they plan to open on November 25.
Thanks to an early season storm, Meadows received 17 inches of snow, bringing their base to 23 inches.
The resort says they will supplement the base area by taking the snow from the parking lot and adding it on top of the snow that fell this week.
Officials say more snow fell on the middle part of Mt. Hood, while the upper mountain took the full force of last week’s storm.
Winds were sustained above hurricane-force winds and saw gusts…
Late-season snow fall will affect the openings of some campgrounds. Learn more here.
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Recent late-season storms have brought much-needed snow to the Deschutes National Forest’s upper elevations. However, Forest Service officials said Tuesday the heavy snowfall has also affected the ability to conduct annual preseason safety inspections, maintenance and repairs and hazard tree removal in some campgrounds.
Traditionally, a number of campgrounds in the Crane Prairie and Wickiup Reservoir areas open in time to coincide with the start of the annual fishing season.
“While fishing season opens Friday, April 22, snow impacts have prevented our campground concessionaire from completing critical hazard tree removal work and maintenance at these facilities,” the statement said.
Campgrounds in those…
Oregon’s April snow broke weather records. Find out more here. By The Oregonian/OregonLive.com
The chance of measurable snow on the floor of the Willamette Valley goes down considerably by April. Snow in the hills? Sure. But it is “very rare” for snow to fall down to the valley floor, as it did April 11, 2022, the National Weather Service said.
In much of the Portland/Vancouver metro area, this is the latest measurable snow in the spring. Here is the record report from the Portland weather service office for Monday’s snow:
For PORTLAND AIRPORT (1941-2022), this snow was…
** Most ever in the month of April,…