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Today's Forecast
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  • Dewpoint↓-2° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓82% / ↑96%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow2"
  • Regional Snow Depth52"
Cloudy before noon and then overcast becoming partly cloudy later into the evening.
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning, then another dusting before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds W 12 to 23 mph through the morning becoming SW 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 47 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -28 to -19 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 21st
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  • Dewpoint↓3° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓69% / ↑96%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow3"
  • Regional Snow Depth9"
Clear through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
Expected snowfall to be a trace before noon and 2 to 4 inches in the afternoon.
None expected.
Winds SW 11 to 22 mph through the morning becoming S 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 44 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -25 to -9 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 22nd
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  • Dewpoint↓4° / ↑0°
  • Humidity↓56% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow5"
  • Regional Snow Depth10"
Overcast throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 4 inches in the early morning followed by another 2 to 3 inches before noon and 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.11 to 0.55 inches
Winds SW 8 to 19 mph through the morning becoming SW 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 33 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -14 to -3 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 23rd
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  • Dewpoint↓4° / ↑4°
  • Humidity↓55% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow5"
  • Regional Snow Depth10"
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the early morning, then another 2 to 3 inches before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.1 to 0.5 inches
Winds SW 10 to 21 mph through the morning shifting to W 5 to 14 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 62 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -14 to -6 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 24th
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  • Dewpoint↓3° / ↑-2°
  • Humidity↓49% / ↑85%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth16"
Overcast becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
Flurries possible today.
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds W 11 to 22 mph through the morning shifting to W 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 54 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -29 to -13 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 25th
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  • Dewpoint↓4° / ↑2°
  • Humidity↓48% / ↑88%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow4"
  • Regional Snow Depth17"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be 1 to 2 inches before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.33 inches
Winds SW 24 to 36 mph through the morning shifting to W 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 45 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -35 to -15 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update20 Feb @ 06:02
  • Snow Last 24hrs5"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs5"
  • Season Total165"
  • Average Base Depth52"
  • Today's Snow Potential2"
Comments
14in, past 7 days. Snow surface is packed powder and powder
  • High Lift Elevation12,998ft
  • Base Elevation9,600ft
  • Vertical Drop3,398ft
  • Longest Trail3.5 miles
  • Trails186 of 187
  • Lifts34 of 35
  • Acreage2885 of 2908 ( 99% )
Other Info
  • Groomed Night Ski Trails186 ( 99% )
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Conditions
  • Humidity65%
  • Dewpoint-9°
  • SustainedSW 7mph
  • GustingSW 16mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Fair
Location
3 Miles NW Berthoud Falls CO
  • Elevation12,247ft
  • UpdatedFeb 20 @ 10:22
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Conditions
  • Humidity65%
  • Dewpoint-9°
  • SustainedSW 7mph
  • GustingSW 16mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth27"
Comments
Fair
Location
2 Miles SSW Loveland Pass CO
  • Elevation10,525ft
  • UpdatedFeb 20 @ 10:21
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Base
Top of Quicksilver Super6 - Elevation: 10,460' / 3,188m
Top of Quicksilver Super6 - Elevation: 10,460' / 3,188m
Base of Peak 8 - Elevation: 9,950' / 3,034m
Base of Peak 8 - Elevation: 9,950' / 3,034m
Top of Springmeier - 11,059 feet elevation
Top of Springmeier - 11,059 feet elevation
High Alpine Bowls - 12,141 feet elevation
High Alpine Bowls - 12,141 feet elevation
Ski Hill Grill (Base of Peak 8) - Elevation: 9,950' / 3,034m
Ski Hill Grill (Base of Peak 8) - Elevation: 9,950' / 3,034m
Bottom of Trygve's (Ski School Learning Zone) - Elevation: 9,950' / 3,034m
Bottom of Trygve's (Ski School Learning Zone) - Elevation: 9,950' / 3,034m
Breckenridge Snow Stake (5 min refresh) - Elevation: 11237ft/3425m
Breckenridge Snow Stake (5 min refresh) - Elevation: 11237ft/3425m
Breckenridge Peak 6 Vista
Breckenridge Peak 6 Vista
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Location
  • City: Breckenridge
  • State: Colorado
  • Country: United States
Breckenridge Ski Resort Discussion
Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

Today low pressure stalls out some, with lighter snow and VERY cold air (but not much wind, so not as cold as we could see). The winds drop off a lot on Tuesday after the cold front moves in, so, cold Tuesday with clouds and lingering light snow showers, light to maybe moderate (in some spots) accumulations.

On Wednesday we see low pressure troughing remain, a bit unsettled, but so little moisture in the modified arctic air mass that we do not expect any snow. If there is snow it will be in the form of non-accumulating flurries. We see no forcing mechanism for snow outside of some minor upper level dynamics. We expect mostly sun on the mountain, but layer up, it will be cold.

On Thursday and through Friday expect another storm system to move through with snow, this time lighter it seems with a potentially more over-land path into the western US and southwest Canada, smaller-scale, and less dynamics or cold air (strength).

Saturday into Sunday (may end up with a fresh snow + sun Sunday in Aspen, 25th) we expect more snow from a couple of low pressure systems, likely to be smaller-scale, decent storms but we will be watching. 

LONGER RANGE: The rest of February and into March should be busy for the western US, with frequent storms for Tahoe and Utah, moving across Colorado also as the east Pacific ridge breaks down some (this happens after Sunday mainly, after the 25th and through early March), allowing strong Pacific energy and moisture to move into the western US and southwest Canada. This should have been the pattern across the western US already, if patterns were anything near "normal" so far in 2018. More heavy snow is coming to Colorado, but Tahoe and Utah may be favored this time around (last few days of Feb _ early March). CM
US Extended Snowfall Outlook - Updated Feb 14, 2018
LONG RANGE OUTLOOK from snowforecast.com - Feb 15, 2018

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

LONGER RANGE: Saturday/ Sunday (17th-18th) through late next week we expect a busy pattern, with all areas of the west seeing frequent snow, some areas like Colorado should see snow every day it looks like, and with heavy snow for Colorado overall Sunday through next week, more moderate to maybe heavy for Utah and the northern Rocky Mountains (including the inland Northwest)/ Southwest Canada, and mostly light snow across Tahoe, but at least it will be snowing again. Winter is definitely coming back!

--> Late February and into March should be busy for the western US, with frequent storms for Tahoe and Utah, moving across Colorado also as the east Pacific ridge breaks down some (Feb 20th-22nd), allowing strong Pacific energy and moisture to move into the western US and southwest Canada, with abundant snowfall for all areas including those parched in recent months like in California. This should have been the pattern across the western US already, if patterns were anything near "normal" so far in 2018... Do You want to see OTHER AREAS mentioned, email me and let me know... CM


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Mountain Summit Forecast

Tuesday
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iconWinds: W 14 to 26 mph, then SW 12 to 23 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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Cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning followed by another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 14 to 26 mph with gusts up to 67 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -47 to -39 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Overcast becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -42 to -36 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 13,603ft
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Wednesday
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iconWinds: SW 13 to 25 mph, then S 10 to 21 mph
iconForecast Snow: 3"
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Sky
Clear through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace before noon.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds near the top SW 13 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -38 to -29 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 4 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top S 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -29 to -24 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 13,603ft
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Thursday
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iconWinds: SW 11 to 22 mph, then SW 12 to 24 mph
iconForecast Snow: 5"
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AM

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Cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.38 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 43 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -25 to -21 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 100 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -30 to -19 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 13,603ft
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Friday
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iconWinds: SW 12 to 24 mph, then W 8 to 19 mph
iconForecast Snow: 5"
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AM

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Sky
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the early morning, then another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.25 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SW 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 106 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -31 to -24 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -25 to -21 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 13,603ft
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Saturday
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iconWinds: W 18 to 30 mph, then W 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Overcast becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 18 to 30 mph with gusts up to 62 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -46 to -24 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 9 to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -38 to -31 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 13,603ft
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Sunday
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iconWinds: SW 30 to 42 mph, then W 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 4"
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AM

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Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 1 to 2 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top SW 30 to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -33 to -30 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 9 to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -51 to -31 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 13,603ft
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Mountain Base Forecast

Tuesday
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iconWinds: W 12 to 24 mph, then SW 7 to 16 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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Sky
Overcast before noon.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 46 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -22 to -15 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base SW 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 32 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -22 to -13 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,993ft
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Wednesday
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iconWinds: SW 10 to 21 mph, then S 7 to 16 mph
iconForecast Snow: 4"
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AM

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Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base SW 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 36 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -25 to -3 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base S 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 33 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -7 to -2 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,993ft
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Thursday
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iconWinds: SW 10 to 21 mph, then SW 8 to 19 mph
iconForecast Snow: 6"
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AM

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Sky
Cloudy before noon.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 3 to 5 inches in the early morning, then another 3 to 5 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.1 to 0.48 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base SW 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -7 to 0 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base SW 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 49 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -10 to 4 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,993ft
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Friday
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iconWinds: SW 10 to 21 mph, then W 4 to 13 mph
iconForecast Snow: 3"
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AM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the early morning, then another 1 to 2 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base SW 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 69 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -12 to 1 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -6 to 1 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,993ft
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Saturday
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iconWinds: W 12 to 23 mph, then W 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Flurries possible through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 47 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -23 to -4 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 9 to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -24 to -9 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,993ft
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Sunday
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iconWinds: SW 25 to 37 mph, then W 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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AM

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Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base SW 25 to 37 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -19 to -5 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 3 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 9 to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -28 to -7 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,993ft
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