The Steamboat Daily Snow Forecast for Monday, February 26, 2018

Joel Gratz

Monday was full of sunshine and much warmer than the previous few days with a high temperature of about 20F on the hill and about 30F at the base.

Tuesday will be similar to or just a bit warmer than Monday with a high temperature that reaches the mid-20s on the hills and upper-30s at the base, along with plenty of sunshine.

Our next storm will track well to the south of Colorado, and thus we’ll only see some clouds and light snow showers from late Tuesday night through Wednesday early evening. Total snowfall on Wednesday should be in the range of a dusting to 2 inches, so this will not be a big storm for Steamboat, though if a stronger cell or two does hit the mountain, you’ll find that a quick 1/2 inch to an inch of snow could accumulate.

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday will then be dry, sunny, and the warmest days of the week with a high temperature in the low-to-mid 30s.

On Sunday and Monday, a stronger storm will likely track over Colorado, and we have a pretty good chance for at least a few inches of snow on Sunday with an additional few inches on Sunday night. My early estimate for total snowfall is 4-8 inches and the best powder could be on Sunday afternoon or first chair on Monday.

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for an update each morning!

NOAA-Mount Werner

TodaSunny, with a high near 26. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

Tonight-Scattered snow showers, mainly after 1am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday-A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night-Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday-Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night-A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

Friday-Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

Infrared Satellite Image

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