Saturday will be a beautiful day with warm temperatures (in the 30s) and lots of sunshine. Enjoy!
The next storm will bring snow showers starting on Sunday early morning, then we should see steadier snow from Sunday late morning through Sunday afternoon. You'll likely find deeper and softer powder as the day goes on, with the best runs during the afternoon.
On Sunday night, the storm will strengthen to the east of Colorado and this will create a northwest wind…Continue
Posted on March 17, 2018 at 9:08am
Well, the storm on Friday night and Saturday was a disappointment, only bringing a dusting to an inch to Steamboat, and not the 2-4 inches that I was expecting. Every storm is an opportunity to figure out why the atmosphere brings more snow to certain mountains and not others. In this case, the higher-elevation mountains just to the east of Steamboat received 3-7 inches of snow, and I think the reason that Steamboat did not get more snow was the lack of cooling during this…
Posted on March 11, 2018 at 8:23am
Friday was a sunny and warm day with afternoon high temperature reaching of 35F at the summit and 45F at the base.
Saturday will be similar to Friday with sunny skies and afternoon highs in the upper 30s to mid-40s.
On Sunday morning, you’ll wake up to dry weather and perhaps some sunshine and breezy conditions. Then expect a cold front and snow to start between about 1100 am and noon with snow continuing through Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening, and Sunday…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2018 at 8:30am
The official Sunday morning snow report shows 5 inches of accumulation at mid-mountain, though the summit snow stake camera shows that about 2 inches of snow fell on Saturday night, so accumulations might be quite variable across the mountain. Nonetheless, this additional snow and very cold temperatures will keep the snow surface soft.
Speaking of temperatures, they stayed in the single digits on Saturday, didn’t move very much on Saturday night, and won’t rise to more…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2018 at 8:41am