Light Snow Tuesday Night, Rain & Snow Thursday - Saturday

Category: Weather
Light Snow Tuesday Night:

Partly Sunny for Tuesday with highs in the 40s. Afternoon wind gusts increasing to 30+ mph up top. Tuesday night a weak system moves through bringing a chance for light snow. We could see a dusting up to an inch at the base, and 1-2 inches on the mountain by Wednesday morning.

Wednesday we have one storm departing and another approaching. Partly cloudy skies with highs in the 40s at the base and 30s for the upper mountain. Winds gusting to 40+ mph up top.

Rain to Snow Thursday - Saturday:

Thursday we see rain move in with gusty winds. Snow levels around 8500-9000 ft. which is rain up to almost the top of the mountain. The showers continue into Friday night. Snow levels stay high Thursday night and then start to come down on Friday into the 7500-8000 ft. range, 6500-7000 ft. Friday night, and to the base Saturday. Saturday we could see some scattered snow showers, with a better chance Saturday night as a final system moves through.

Highs in the 40s at the base and 30s on the mountain Friday, then dropping into the 30s Saturday. Gusty mountain top winds gusting to 50+ mph Thursday and Friday could affect upper mountain lift operations. We could see 1-2 inches of wet snow above 7000 ft. and 2-6 inches above 8000 ft. Thursday - Friday. Then Friday night into Saturday night we could see an additional 3-6 inches on the mountain with 1-3 inches for the base.

Long-Range:

Sunday into Monday we could see drier weather with highs in the 30s and lighter winds.

From the 17th - 24th we could see an active pattern with some colder systems possibly moving through.

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