On The Hill: Take a cat’s-eye view of the Red Bull Doublepipe build
VIDEO: Snow Park Technologies and Aspen SkiCo snowcat crews have been working round-the-clock for a full week building a double halfpipe on top of the bones of the Buttermilk Superpipe. Take a ride with Aspen Times mountain correspondent Corby Anderson and Doug from SPT to the top of the new park to check out progress and learn a little about this impressive operation.
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ASPEN SKI COMPANY OFFICIAL REPORT: 4″ in the past 24 hours, 6″ in 48 hours and 24″ in the last 7 days. High of 36°, low of 19°.
ASPEN TIMES FIELD REPORT: Snow, snow and more snow! Another several inches fell overnight, and snow is expected to fall heavily tonight. Should be a powder day tomorrow folks!
LIFT LINE STATUS: Took a cat!
LISTENING TO: Rage Against the Machine “Calm Like A Bomb”
SNOWCAST: NOAA.com is reporting:
- Tonight: Snow. Low around 23. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
- Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
- Sunday Night: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
- Monday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
- Monday Night: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
- Tuesday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
- Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 9.
- Wednesday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MARCH 2:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET... * LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...RIDGWAY. * TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... THOUGH THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY. THE BEST PERIODS FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL LOOK LIKE TONIGHT AND THEN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED ALONG SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES. * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AT TIMES. * VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND THROUGH WEDNESDAY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.
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