The best chances for riding soft snow will be on Thursday morning and again on Saturday.
Short Term Forecast
Tuesday was a mostly sunny and gorgeous day with a period of clouds that moved in during the early evening.
Today on Wednesday will also start with sunny skies, and then we’ll see more clouds cover the sky later in the day.
On Wednesday night, a storm will bring the most snow to eastern Colorado. A marginally favorable wind from the east could bring a couple of inches of snow with low-end powder possible on Thursday morning. I am keeping my expectations low because the best wind direction for snow is from the northwest and north-northwest and generally not from the east.
Thursday should be a dry and sunny day with temperatures in the teens to low 20s.
I wish I could provide more details about the storm from Friday, February 26 to Monday, March 1.
All I can say right now is that our best chance for snow should be between Friday afternoon and Saturday night and accumulations should be at least a few inches and perhaps 6+ inches if a few of the pieces of this storm come together perfectly.
My recommendation is to target Saturday, February 27 as the day when there could be the softest snow, but, please keep your expectations low until we have more confidence in the forecast.
Thanks for reading and check back each morning for daily updates!
Meteorologist at OpenSnow.com
Snow conditions as of Wednesday morning
New snow mid-mountain:
* 0” (24 hours Tuesday 500am to Wednesday 500am)
* 0” (Overnight Tuesday 400pm to Wednesday 500am)
* 31” Tuesday to Monday (Feb 9-22)
* 19 of 23 lifts
* 158 of 166 trails
* Latest update
Snowpack compared to the 30-year average:
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