On The Hill: Tuesday cruiseday on the fast and fabulous Sneaky’s at Snowmass | AspenTimes.com

On The Hill: Tuesday cruiseday on the fast and fabulous Sneaky’s at Snowmass

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VIDEO: Mid-week is an excellent time to hit the popular Snowmass Ski Area. Aspen Times mountain correspondent Corby Anderson takes a thrilling run down the spine of The Burn on one of his all-time favorite runs, Sneakeys, and discovers that the new snow has freshened up the top of Snowmass nicely over the past few days.

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.

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ASPEN SKI COMPANY OFFICIAL REPORT: 0″ in the past 24 hours, 3″ in 48 hours and 3″ in the last 7 days. High of 34°, low of 12°.

ASPEN TIMES FIELD REPORT: The small storm that was expected to persist into Tuesday sort of fizzled out late Monday, but has freshened up the top of The Burn on Snowmass, which was starting to ski pretty thinly this past weekend. It is not very windy, and temps in the 30’s make it a nice, comfortable day. Lighting is variable as the last wave of this storm rolls through.

LIFT LINE STATUS: Not bad for January at Snowmass! About five minutes at the Fanny Hill six-pack.

LISTENING TO: The Presidents of the United States of America “Twig in the Wind”

SNOWCAST: NOAA.com is reporting:

  • Today: A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 13. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 35. East wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.
  • Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
  • Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
  • Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO.  DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT  RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH THIS EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWEST COLORADO WHERE AMOUNTS MAY EXCEED A FOOT IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH UP TO A FOOT POSSIBLE FOR THE FOOTHILLS FROM DURANGO EAST TO PAGOSA SPRINGS. LIGHTER AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE. NUMEROUS WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/GJT FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.  DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY : NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. 

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