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December 5, 2013
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Bluebird morning, deep snow and extremely cold temps today on Aspen Mountain

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Aspen official report: 2 fresh inches in 24 hours, making a storm total of 14 inches.

Aspen Times field report: With temperatures so low, the snow has reconsolidated nicely and remains deep with wind-blown areas feeling more like 2 feet.

Liftline status: No liftline at all.

Breakdown: With the clouds all cleared out from the recent storm, the official low temperature this morning was 17 below zero in town. On top of the mountain it was obviously even colder to start the day. With a high temperature of 12 degrees it is going to remain extremely cold until this Siberian low trough leaves the area. Remember to cover all exposed skin today, and don't be afraid to take breaks. Frostbite will be the No. 1 concern today.

Snowcast: Isolated snow showers later in the day today and 8-15 more inches is expected through Sunday night. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

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The Aspen Times Updated Dec 5, 2013 08:20PM Published Dec 18, 2013 10:56AM Copyright 2013 The Aspen Times. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.