Starting on December 5th, 2019, visitors to New Jersey's American Dream Meadowlands will have to opportunity to go skiing or snowboarding, whether it's February or July. Big SNOW America is a 180,000 square-foot, 12-story slope located inside a mall offering an almost-unfathomable 5 million square feet of retail space. The mall also has the Western Hemisphere's largest indoor amusement park and the North America's largest indoor waterpark. Pretty wild.
The slope is expecting 400,000 visits per year, with 280,000 of those coming from new skiers and boarders, according to NJ.com. Say what you will about the experience inside of a refrigerator vs. the experience at an outdoor ski resort, but there's something to be said for a slope that introduces over a quarter-million people to skiing each year.
NOAA shows big colorful blobs over the northwestern corner of the country - that means SNOW. NOAA graphic. A storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest and Montana could leave up to 4 feet of snow in the Cascades by the middle of this week. This means the second round of heavy snowfall this season for mountains like Crystal, Stevens Pass, and Mt. Baker. A few weeks ago, the Cascades received historic amounts of early season snow. This time, NOAA again forecasts high
A massive low-pressure system is moving southeast, heading straight for the Pacific Northwest. earth.nullschool.net graphic. Good news for our friends in the Pacific Northwest: Snow is coming. A low-pressure system is moving off the North Pacific and is on a direct collision course with the Cascade Mountains. Most of the region is due for over four inches of rain, but higher elevations will see that precipitation fall as snow. According to NOAA, one inch of rain is equivalent to 13 inches of
Fat Bear Week's back, alright! Excitement is in the air; not only has snow started to fall, but we can now behold the gloriousness that is fat bears. Every year, Katmai National Park puts on a tournament-style competition on their Facebook page to celebrate the success and resilience of brown bears. The best part? It's up to us, the public, to decide who rules the Brooks River. It's almost #FatBearWeek but all we really care about is #fatbearbutts pic.twitter.com/Tsvr0SLYao—