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By Sam Collentine, Meteorologist Posted 11 months ago March 29, 2023

Upside Potential Friday, More Snow Next Week

Summary

Dry weather and mild temps on Wednesday. Dry on Thursday morning ahead of snow ramping up on Thursday afternoon. Heavy snow from Thursday night through Friday evening. Dry on Saturday and Sunday. Another strong storm arrives Monday night and into Tuesday, April 4. Off-and-on snow continues through late next week.

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Wednesday

Tuesday was a beautiful day and we'll enjoy one more on Wednesday ahead of our next round of snow beginning on Thursday afternoon. For Wednesday, expect mostly sunny skies in the morning and increasing cloud coverage in the afternoon, along with temps climbing in the 30s.

Thursday - Friday

Increasing cloud coverage and wind out of the southwest on Thursday morning will be the signal for our next round of snow that is currently marching east from California. As of now, it looks like snow will begin to fall late Thursday afternoon or early Thursday evening.

This system will be a perfect end to an above-average March thanks to a strong cold front, decent moisture, impressive storm energy, and a west-to-west-northwest wind from Thursday night through Friday evening.

In total, look for 2-4 inches in Friday's reports, followed by another 2-6 inches from Friday morning through Friday evening thanks to westerly winds (ideal orographics) on Friday as the storm strengthens over eastern Colorado. First chair Friday should be good but keep an eye on Friday afternoon and first chair Saturday for sneaky good fluffy turns.

Saturday - Sunday

The skies will begin to clear on Friday night and set us up for dry weather under sunny skies through the upcoming weekend, April 1-2. Expect light winds and temps in the 20s to low 30s on Saturday, followed by more cloud coverage and increasing wind speeds with temps in the low 30s on Sunday.

Next Week & Beyond

Following the break on Saturday and Sunday, we'll be tracking another impressive storm for early next week. Snow showers should begin to fall late Sunday or early Monday, followed by another blast of cold air and good storm energy on Monday night and into Tuesday.

Keep an eye on Tuesday, April 4 for a fantastic early April powder day.

Looking further ahead, we'll likely see additional chances for snow from Wednesday, April 5 through Saturday, April 8. There are then signs for a drier pattern as we head into the week of April 10. We'll see if this comes to fruition.

Thanks for reading! Next update on Thursday.

SAM COLLENTINE

P.S. I'll be offline on a hut trip from Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2 so please check our automated forecast and snow report data for Breckenridge, along with the Colorado Daily Snow, for the latest updates.

About Our Forecaster

Sam Collentine

Meteorologist

Sam Collentine is the Chief Operating Officer of OpenSnow and lives in Basalt, Colorado. Before joining OpenSnow, he studied Atmospheric Science at the University of Colorado, spent time at Channel 7 News in Denver, and at the National Weather Service in Boulder.

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