On The Hill: The sun peeks out on Aspen Mountain between storms
December 17, 2014
VIDEO: Aspen Mountain saw some rays of sun this morning, perfect for skiing a hint of fresh powder and just before another storm makes it’s way into the area this evening.
ASPEN OFFICIAL REPORT: 1″ new snow overnight. 3″ in the past 48 hours, and 11″ in the past week. High of 36°, low of 18°.
ASPEN TIMES FIELD REPORT: Sunny in the morning, clouds moving in this afternoon. The Dumps opened yesterday and Hyrup’s, Walsh’s and Kristi should open today, though early season conditions do exists.
LIFTLINES: The Silver Queen Gondola is all yours
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SNOWCAST: The National Weather Service has issued a storm warning:
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT VALLEYS TODAY AND TONIGHT AS ANOTHER PACIFIC STORM IMPACTS THE AREA. ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND GRAND MESA WITH 1 TO 4 INCHES ACCUMULATING ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND THE PARADOX VALLEY. ELSEWHERE... CHANCES FOR SNOW ARE FAIRLY LOW ACROSS NORTHEAST UTAH AND NORTHWEST COLORADO. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY THE CHANCE FOR SNOW WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY BEFORE WINDING DOWN THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. EXPECT SNOW TO REDEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT...MAINLY OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE OVER THESE AREAS AS PERSISTENT SNOW LINGERS INTO THE EARLY PART OF THE COMING WEEK.
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