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Colorado
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Short Range Forecast Discussion
This forecast is brought to you courtesy of Aspen-Snowmass Resort...for more DETAIL, please see the Aspen forecast

Short Range Forecast Discussion - Updated for Sunday, August 02, 2015
Thunderstorms and showers increase for Aspen and northwest Colorado today and into Monday as an upper level weather disturbance moves across the area from the south, and draws increased moisture across the area, for thunderstorms and showers, some heavy, through tonight and into Monday morning mainly, decreasing (along with clouds) during the day Monday as the upper-level weather disturbance exits the area. This coming Tuesday through Thursday the air dries out, and thunderstorm chances decrease, with high temperatures into the warm 80's, and nights dipping into the 40's, under mostly sunny skies. We expect another thunderstorm and shower increase Friday and especially on Saturday as a weakened low pressure system moves into the Pacific Northwest and draws increased moisture into the area (Friday), then moves across the area Saturday into Sunday. Some good soaking showers are again possible on Saturday, into Sunday. CM

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RESORT INFO ↑59°  15c° ↓48°  9c° MID MTN
  • Last Update 20 Apr @ 10:04
  • Snow Past 24 Hours 0 in
  • Snow Past 48 Hours 0 in
  • Season Total 274 in
  • Average Base Depth 0 in
Comments
None Reported
Today's Snow Potential
None Expected
What's Open?
  • Trails0 of 195
  • Lifts0 of 31
  • Acreage0 of 5289 (0%)
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone
03 Monday ↑59°  15c° ↓48°  9c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly cloudy with numerous storms
Precipitation
Numerous Storms (Potential precip: 0.36in, 9.14mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the SSE at 7 to 16 MPH.
04 Tuesday ↑66°  19c° ↓46°  8c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with isolated storms
Precipitation
Isolated Storms (Potential precip: 0.04in, 1.01mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the W at 9 to 21 MPH, with gusts up to 31MPH.
05 Wednesday ↑68°  20c° ↓48°  9c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with isolated storms
Precipitation
Isolated Storms (Potential precip: 0.01in, 0.25mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the WSW at 6 to 16 MPH.
06 Thursday ↑64°  18c° ↓48°  9c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with isolated storms
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the W at 4 to 12 MPH.
07 Friday ↑64°  18c° ↓46°  8c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with isolated storms
Precipitation
Isolated Storms (Potential precip: 0.02in, 0.49mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the W at 4 to 7 MPH.
08 Saturday ↑63°  17c° ↓46°  8c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with isolated storms
Precipitation
Isolated Storms (Potential precip: 0.47in, 11.98mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the W at 5 to 8 MPH.
Long Range Forecast Discussion:

7 day to 2 week+ forecast (since 1998) - We plan to bring this back in the fall, unless we receive interest in firing the longer range forecast back up, sooner.

The El Nino SST pattern is strong, right now, and it looks like we will see a VERY strong El Nino this fall and winter, possibly stronger than the 1997-1998 version, which is the strongest (in terms of SST anomaly) on record. This set-up would usually cause heavier rain and snow across California (mainly southern and central, possibly including Tahoe, but especially including Mountain High and Big Bear, as the epic 1997-1998 season can attest to) and the southwest US this winter. This would be a vast improvement for Tahoe-Mammoth. Southwest Colorado and northern New Mexico usually do well, including Taos Ski Valley, who had a great season in 2014-2015 with the weak El Nino(ish) anomaly. Aspen is in between, and we would say average snowfall should be expected at Aspen-Snowmass in 2015-2016. We will be posting a detailed outlook for Aspen-Snowmass, Squaw Valley/ Tahoe, Mountain High, and Taos Ski Valley in the coming months. We will be monitoring the progress of this right here, stay tuned... CM

Vail Ski Resort was founded in 1962 and since then the community and the ski area have matured into a destination resort for people around the globe. Evolving from a logging community prior to its discovery by the late 10th Mountain Division soldier and pioneer Pete Seibert and his friend, Earl Eaton, Vail now typifies a Tyrolean village with signature landmarks such as the Covered Bridge and the Clock Tower. Creative storefronts including restaurants, bars and boutiques line Bridge Street (framed by the Covered Bridge to the north) in Vail Village. The Town of Vail is home to numerous outdoor parks, water features, statues, artwork and more. As the largest single mountain ski resort in North America with 5,289 acres Vail offers distinctly different terrain and vistas spread 7 miles across the front side, the legendary Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin. Magnificent backdrops, including the 14,000-foot Mount of the Holy Cross and the Gore, Sawatch mountain ranges surround the resort. Locals are known for their legendary tales and are open to sharing insider's tips on the best ways to ski and ride the mountain. The welcoming community takes everything in stride and is proud to share its amenities.

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