In the short term the ridge of high pressure will be in place for a dry pattern through this weekend and early next week. Then by about 1-23-2013 or so the ridge of high pressure beaks down for a more zonal flow, from west to east. This usually bring normal snowfall for the mountains. The map below reflects this.
|500 mb map at 18,000 foot level|
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