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Powder day in Aspen

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” Aspen Mountain picked up 10 inches of new snow from the winter storm that blew through Colorado on Saturday.

Aspen Highlands reported 8 inches of new snow on Sunday morning; Snowmass and Buttermilk both had 6 inches.

Sunlight Mountain Resort near Glenwood Springs reported 3 inches.

Elsewhere around the state, Wolf Creek in southwest Colorado picked up 18 inches of snow and Beaver Creek reported 10 inches. Steamboat reported 8 inches, Crested Butte and Vail picked up 7 inches, Telluride got 6 inches and Breckenridge had 5 inches.

More snow is likely Sunday in the southwest part of the state, according to the National Weather Service, but Aspen’s forecast doesn’t call for significant new accumulation again until Tuesday.

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Sunday’s forecast for Aspen calls for partly sunny skies with just a 20 percent chance of snow in the morning. Highs of 10 to 20 are expected, with wind-chill readings of 8 to 18 below in the morning.

Mostly sunny skies are expected Monday morning, with clouds and a 30 percent chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs of 15 to 25 and a morning wind chill of 6 to 16 below are forecast, according to the weather service.

Snow is back in the forecast Tuesday, with 3 to 5 inches of accumulation and highs of 15 to 25. Snow is also likely Tuesday night, according to the weather service.


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