snowpack http://nwpr.org en Extended Season For Some Northwest Ski Areas, But Profits Scarce http://nwpr.org/post/extended-season-some-northwest-ski-areas-profits-scarce <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There will be end-of-season parties at at least nine Northwest ski resorts this weekend. But some other Cascade ski areas will welcome skiers and </span>snowboarders<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> well past Easter. That's thanks to late-season snow that fell at many area resorts. Timing means everything for the bottom line of these resort companies.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:03:52 +0000 Tom Banse 44234 at http://nwpr.org Extended Season For Some Northwest Ski Areas, But Profits Scarce Washington Snowpack Rebuilding Toward Normal http://nwpr.org/post/washington-snowpack-rebuilding-toward-normal <p>On a clear day in Seattle, Nick Bond can size up the mountain snowpack on his bike ride to work. But as Washington state’s climatologist, he crunches the data for a more precise picture.</p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:43:24 +0000 Liz Jones 41706 at http://nwpr.org Washington Snowpack Rebuilding Toward Normal What 3.6 Degrees Means For Snowpack In The Western Cascades http://nwpr.org/post/what-36-degrees-means-snowpack-western-cascades <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rising temperatures will reduce the peak </span>snowpack<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the Cascades slopes east of Eugene by more than 50 percent. That’s according to a climate study Oregon State University researchers published today.</span></p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 23:43:55 +0000 Amelia Templeton 31545 at http://nwpr.org What 3.6 Degrees Means For Snowpack In The Western Cascades