Winter Storm Orion Mountains of Snow & Ice

Winter Storm Orion

Yet another winter storm has plummeted several states with snow and ice. The Weather Channel named this one Winter Storm Orion. The mountain states received heavy snow totals in their high elavation areas. Many of the snow accumulations were from areas in the general proximity of the listed cities or mountains.

California

  • Donner Summit – 21″
  • Homewood Ski Area – 17″
  • Squaw Valley Ski Area – 16″
  • Mammoth Mountain – 9″

California also got some huge amounts of much needed rain from Winter Storm Orion. The drought has devastated many farmers.

Oregon

  • Camp Sherman – 22″
  • Bend – 19″
  • The Dalles – 10″
  • St. Helens – 10″

Washington

  • Bickelten – 13″
  • Goldendale – 13″
  • Naches – 13″
  • Lyle – 10″

Idaho

  • Preston – 25.2″
  • Idaho Falls – 9.2″

Wyoming

  • Indian Creek SNOTEL – 36″
  • Commissary Ridge – 30″
  • Alpine – 21″
  • Bondurant – 21″
  • Cookeville – 17″

Utah

  • Brighton Crest – 34″
  • Powder Mountain – 29″
  • Provo Canjon – 23″
  • Alta – 18″
  • Hyde Park – 14.5″

Colorado

  • Monarch Mountain Ski Area – 32″
  • Crested Butte – 22.5″
  • Gothic – 22.5″

These tremendous snow amounts only tell part of the story. Ice storms, sleet and freezing temperatures caused havoc across many other states as well. Arkansas has had its fair share of winter weather. Miles of ice filled roads have caused accidents and death in what is a harsh, cold winter.

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