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  • Dewpoint↓9° / ↑4°
  • Humidity↓86% / ↑92%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth9"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then clear becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
No snow throughout the day.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 2 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 13 mph. Wind chill expected to be -7 to 13 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 12th
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  • Dewpoint↓10° / ↑4°
  • Humidity↓93% / ↑92%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth9"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon.
Flurries possible throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds NW 7 to 16 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 2 to 9 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be -12 to 11 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 13th
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  • Dewpoint↓5° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓62% / ↑86%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth9"
Clear throughout the day.
None expected.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds S 7 to 16 mph through the morning becoming S 8 to 19 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be -16 to 5 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 14th
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑18°
  • Humidity↓78% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth10"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
None expected.
No precipitation expected.
Winds S 8 to 19 mph through the morning becoming S 12 to 23 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 34 mph. Expected wind chill to be -5 to 16 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 15th
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  • Dewpoint↓36° / ↑32°
  • Humidity↓97% / ↑98%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth9"
Overcast through the morning, and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
None expected.
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds variable at 2 to 9 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 11 mph. Wind chill expected to be 14 to 31 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 16th
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  • Dewpoint↓33° / ↑31°
  • Humidity↓83% / ↑95%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain and snow after daylight and then rain in the afternoon.
Snowfall expected to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning.
Potential Precip: 0.13 to 0.63 inches
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning becoming variable at 1 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 13 mph. Wind chill expected to be 27 to 33 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update29 Nov @ 01:11
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total2"
  • Average Base Depth5 to 20"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
16in, past 3 days. Snow surface is machine groomed and variable conditions
  • High Lift Elevation2,000ft
  • Base Elevation600ft
  • Vertical Drop900ft
  • Longest Trail12.18 miles
  • Trails0 of 28
  • Lifts0 of 0
  • Acreage0 of 4 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
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Conditions
  • Humidity96%
  • Dewpoint12°
  • SustainedSW 3mph
  • GustingSW 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
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Location
Morrisville-Stowe State Airport, VT
  • Elevation1,414ft
  • UpdatedDec 11 @ 06:20
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  • State: Vermont
  • Country: United States
December 07, 2018 - Aspen and Western Colorado Short/ Long Range Outlook
Mostly light additional snow, then a mostly sunny weekend, and  more snow next Tuesday and Wednesday (heavier)!

HOW ARE WE DOING (please contact chris@snowforecast.com or comment below)? Let us know please...

Light snow for most areas including Aspen, and  across southwest Colorado...

-The latest storm absolutely dumped RAIN and snow across southern California, is headed mainly along the Mexico border now, and taking a southern track... El Nino style, with a few" of snow across southwest Colorado to Aspen's mountains, under a moist southwest flow of moisture across the mountains, while most energy passes to the south

This coming weekend we expect a high pressure ridge to build in, with cooler air dragged into Colorado initially on Saturday, as the southern tracking low pressure system exits (northwest/ north flow of winds from the colder north), and sunshine pops through in the then drier air... Powder + sunshine, what Colorado is known for!

LONGER RANGE:
It looks like El Nino is not an official anomaly yet, as I expected in my September LR forecast (for Aspen and SW Colorado / For northern Colorado resorts) so we are in an ENSO Neutral phase, though in the latest update from NOAA, we are seeing warming waters, still a weak El Nino at best. This may explain the more southerly tracking storm systems we have seen, and will likely see in the coming weeks of December and January. CM

Next week, the 11th onward, we expect a couple of snow storms and some moderate to significant snow for western Colorado. Because these look like strong and cold systems (ask Niseko, Japan) with a good fetch of moisture across the Pacific, they are capable of good snowfall across all of western Colorado if the track is right (a bit more north). It looks like 2 storms total for next week, one Tuesday/ Wednesday and another late next week. CM

(NO CHANGE from the last LR update) : It is looking like we may see a busy time as we approach the Christmas and New Year holiday period, with some significant storms possibly lining up to affect all of the western US including Colorado... We expect to see a 7-14 day period of down time and mostly sunny skies following this series of storms, that may start around/ after Christmas. In January we see that down time to start the month (a week-ish), then storms should kick in again on a more regular basis, but possibly favoring northern resorts this time as the east coast gets hit hard and these systems brush mainly northern Colorado. More updates are coming. Do you have any ideas on what you want to see in our discussions? Please contact through the site! We do not charge for any of our info, and have been providing it all for free since 1998, "Predicting Sick Days since 1998"! CM

Expanded Outlook

Tuesday
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iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then variable 2 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑18° / ↓3°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be -7 to 9 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑23° / ↓17°
Sky
Clear becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 2 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 13 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,164ft
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Wednesday
↑15° / ↓7°
iconWinds: NW 7 to 16 mph, then variable 2 to 9 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑19° / ↓13°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be -1 to 11 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑13° / ↓8°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 2 to 9 mph. Wind chill expected to be -12 to -1 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,164ft
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Thursday
↑23° / ↓2°
iconWinds: S 7 to 16 mph, then S 8 to 19 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑16° / ↓2°
Sky
Clear through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds S 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be -16 to 1 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑22° / ↓16°
Sky
Clear through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Wind chill expected to be -6 to 5 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,164ft
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Friday
↑34° / ↓16°
iconWinds: S 8 to 19 mph, then S 12 to 23 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑24° / ↓16°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 34 mph. Wind chill expected to be -5 to 13 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑33° / ↓31°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 16 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,164ft
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Saturday
↑40° / ↓32°
iconWinds: variable 2 to 9 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑36° / ↓32°
Sky
Overcast before noon.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds variable at 2 to 9 mph. Wind chill expected to be 14 to 31 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑37° / ↓35°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 25 to 31 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,164ft
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Sunday
↑40° / ↓32°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑36° / ↓35°
Sky
Mostly cloudy before noon. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.13 to 0.63 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 27 to 33 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑36° / ↓33°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 28 to 31 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,164ft
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