Durango Mountain Resort ↑17° ↓3° Forecast:   5" Base:   10"
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Cascade close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 8,880ft
Temperature: 19°
Snow Depth: 19"
Snow Last 24hrs: 96.88"
Cascade #2 close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 8,920ft
Temperature: 19°
Snow Depth: 13"
Snow Last 24hrs: 14.81"
Spud Mountain close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,660ft
Temperature: 11°
Snow Depth: 40"
Snow Last 24hrs: 8.9"
Scotch Creek close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 9,100ft
Temperature: 17°
Snow Depth: 21"
Snow Last 24hrs: 11.62"
Molas Lake close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,500ft
Temperature: 11°
Snow Depth: 31"
Snow Last 24hrs: 14.56"
Lizard Head Pass close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,200ft
Temperature: 11°
Snow Depth: 25"
Snow Last 24hrs: 15.7"
Stump Lakes close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 11,200ft
Temperature: 10°
Snow Depth: 31"
Snow Last 24hrs: 12.59"
El Diente Peak close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,000ft
Temperature: 11°
Snow Depth: 33"
Snow Last 24hrs: 5.84"
Columbus Basin close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,785ft
Temperature:
Snow Depth: 38"
Snow Last 24hrs: 14.97"
Mineral Creek close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,040ft
Temperature: 15°
Snow Depth: 28"
Snow Last 24hrs: 8.48"
Sharkstooth close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,720ft
Temperature:
Snow Depth: 32"
Snow Last 24hrs: 17.65"
Beartown close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 11,600ft
Temperature:
Snow Depth: 36"
Snow Last 24hrs: 12.67"
Vallecito close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,880ft
Temperature:
Snow Depth: 25"
Snow Last 24hrs: 10.11"
Red Mountain Pass close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 11,200ft
Temperature: 11°
Snow Depth: 44"
Snow Last 24hrs: 11.18"
Black Mesa close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 11,580ft
Temperature:
Snow Depth: 35"
Snow Last 24hrs: 15.16"
Idarado close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 9,800ft
Temperature: 16°
Snow Depth: 31"
Snow Last 24hrs: 10.62"
Mancos close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,000ft
Temperature: 11°
Snow Depth: 19"
Snow Last 24hrs: 9.75"
Lone Cone close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 9,600ft
Temperature: 13°
Snow Depth: 33"
Snow Last 24hrs: 8.46"
Weminuche Creek close button
Network: SNTL
Elevation: 10,740ft
Temperature: 11°
Snow Depth: 34"
Snow Last 24hrs: 15.67"
Today's Forecast
↑17° ↓3°
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  • Dewpoint↓1° / ↑-5°
  • Humidity↓43% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow5"
  • Regional Snow Depth10"
Partly cloudy before noon and then cloudy later into the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the early morning followed by another 2 to 3 inches before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.25 inches
Winds S 12 to 23 mph through the morning shifting to S 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 44 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -18 to -6 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 22nd
↑14° ↓12°
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  • Dewpoint↓6° / ↑1°
  • Humidity↓53% / ↑89%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow5"
  • Regional Snow Depth10"
Overcast throughout the day.
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning followed by another 2 to 3 inches before noon and 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.33 inches
Winds S 10 to 21 mph through the morning shifting to S 11 to 22 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 56 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -12 to -6 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 23rd
↑14° ↓6°
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  • Dewpoint↓5° / ↑3°
  • Humidity↓66% / ↑88%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow7"
  • Regional Snow Depth18"
Cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snowfall expected to be 3 to 5 inches in the early morning followed by another 2 to 4 inches before noon and 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.11 to 0.55 inches
Winds S 18 to 30 mph through the morning shifting to NW 4 to 13 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 69 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -16 to -3 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 24th
↑13° ↓3°
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  • Dewpoint↓-2° / ↑-5°
  • Humidity↓41% / ↑73%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth18"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Flurries possible throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds NW 7 to 16 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 57 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -18 to -3 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 25th
↑12° ↓4°
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  • Dewpoint↓1° / ↑-4°
  • Humidity↓38% / ↑81%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow3"
  • Regional Snow Depth19"
Cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning followed by another trace before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.33 inches
Winds W 7 to 16 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -17 to -4 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 26th
↑20° ↓12°
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  • Dewpoint↓7° / ↑-4°
  • Humidity↓32% / ↑61%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth10"
Clear through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear into the evening.
No snow.
None expected today.
Winds SW 7 to 16 mph through the morning becoming variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening. Wind chill expected to be between -5 to 3 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update21 Feb @ 06:02
  • Snow Last 24hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs1"
  • Season Total117"
  • Average Base Depth18 to 51"
  • Today's Snow Potential5"
Comments
6in, past 72 hours. Snow surface is powder and machine groomed
  • High Lift Elevation8,610ft
  • Base Elevation6,330ft
  • Vertical Drop2,280ft
  • Longest Trail1.4 miles
  • Trails54 of 100
  • Lifts18 of 20
  • Acreage928 of 3170 ( 54% )
Other Info
  • Groomed Night Ski Trails38 ( 38% )
  • Trails with Snow Making11 ( % )
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Conditions
  • Humidity68%
  • Dewpoint
  • SustainedSE 0mph
  • GustingSE 18mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth34"
Comments
Overcast
Location
13 Miles E Rico CO
  • Elevation8,816ft
  • UpdatedFeb 21 @ 04:08
Base of Lift 1
Base of Lift 1
Top of Lift 1
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Contact
Location
  • City: Durango
  • State: Colorado
  • Country: United States
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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Expanded Outlook

Wednesday
↑17° / ↓3°
iconWinds: S 12 to 23 mph, then S 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 5"
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AM

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↑14° / ↓3°
Sky
Partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the early morning followed by another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 44 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -18 to -9 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑17° / ↓14°
Sky
Cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.15 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds S 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 31 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -9 to -6 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,080ft
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Thursday
↑14° / ↓12°
iconWinds: S 10 to 21 mph, then S 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 5"
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AM

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↑13° / ↓12°
Sky
Overcast before noon.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 34 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -10 to -6 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑14° / ↓12°
Sky
Overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds S 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 56 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -12 to -8 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,080ft
temperature graph
Friday
↑14° / ↓6°
iconWinds: S 18 to 30 mph, then NW 4 to 13 mph
iconForecast Snow: 7"
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AM

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↑14° / ↓9°
Sky
Overcast through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 3 to 5 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 4 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.35 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 18 to 30 mph with gusts up to 69 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -16 to -13 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑14° / ↓6°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -13 to -3 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,080ft
temperature graph
Saturday
↑13° / ↓3°
iconWinds: NW 7 to 16 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑11° / ↓3°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds NW 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 57 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -18 to -8 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑13° / ↓5°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -12 to -3 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,080ft
temperature graph
Sunday
↑12° / ↓4°
iconWinds: W 7 to 16 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 3"
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AM

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↑9° / ↓4°
Sky
Overcast through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 3 inches in the early morning followed by another dusting before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.06 to 0.28 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -17 to -11 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑12° / ↓7°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -14 to -4 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,080ft
temperature graph
Monday
↑20° / ↓12°
iconWinds: SW 7 to 16 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑20° / ↓12°
Sky
Clear through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds SW 7 to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -4 to 3 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑20° / ↓15°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -5 to 3 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 10,080ft
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Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature19°
  • Soil Low Temperature13°
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  • Soil Low Temperature19°
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  • Soil Low Temperature18°
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  • Soil High Temperature18°
  • Soil Low Temperature14°
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  • Soil High Temperature17°
  • Soil Low Temperature13°
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