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Today's Forecast
↑48° ↓25°
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑25°
  • Humidity↑40% / ↓91%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
None expected throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds variable at 2 to 9 mph through the morning becoming variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 11 mph.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 24th
↑49° ↓28°
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  • Dewpoint↓26° / ↑26°
  • Humidity↑43% / ↓82%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth2"
Partly cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the evening.
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds NW 5 to 14 mph through the morning shifting to W 4 to 13 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 25th
↑52° ↓31°
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  • Dewpoint↓26° / ↑29°
  • Humidity↑39% / ↓86%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the evening.
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds W 5 to 14 mph through the morning becoming SW 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 26th
↑53° ↓33°
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  • Dewpoint↓27° / ↑28°
  • Humidity↑38% / ↓80%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon, rain in the evening.
No snow.
Potential Precip: 0.27 to 1.35 inches
Winds W 22 to 34 mph through the morning shifting to W 10 to 21 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 41 mph.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 27th
↑50° ↓33°
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  • Dewpoint↓26° / ↑27°
  • Humidity↑37% / ↓84%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening. Chance of rain and snow after daylight and then rain in the afternoon, rain in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the early morning and a dusting into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.6 inches
Winds W 13 to 25 mph through the morning shifting to SW 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 31 mph.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 28th
↑54° ↓34°
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑24°
  • Humidity↑30% / ↓66%
  • Regional New Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
No snow.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds W 13 to 25 mph through the morning shifting to SW 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 31 mph.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update22 Apr @ 09:04
  • Snow Last 24hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth( Est ) 4"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
None Reported

  • High Lift Elevation11570
  • Base Elevation8120
  • Vertical Drop3,450ft
  • Longest Trail3mi
  • Trails0 of 195
  • Lifts0 of 31
  • Acreage0 of 5289 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNA
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Conditions
  • Humidity29%
  • Dewpoint27°
  • SustainedNW 10mph
  • GustingNW 16mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth41"
Comments
Overcast
Location
Granby-Grand County Airport, CO
  • Elevation12,247ft
  • UpdatedApr 23 @ 04:18
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Conditions
  • Humidity21%
  • Dewpoint22°
  • SustainedW 0mph
  • GustingW 21mph
  • Visibility1.20 miles
  • Snow Depth23"
Comments
Fair
Location
070E171 DOWD JCT., CO
  • Elevation8,314ft
  • UpdatedApr 23 @ 04:08
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Base
Blue Sky - 11,570'
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  • City: Vail
  • State: Colorado
  • Country: United States
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Elevation: 10,300ft
Temperature: 47°
Snow Depth: 41"
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Elevation: 8,500ft
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Elevation: 9,400ft
Temperature: 52°
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Elevation: 10,550ft
Temperature: 49°
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Elevation: 10,520ft
Temperature: 32°
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Elevation: 11,400ft
Temperature: 44°
Snow Depth: 74"
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Elevation: 8,940ft
Temperature: 55°
Snow Depth: 16"
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Elevation: 9,600ft
Temperature: 50°
Snow Depth: 33"
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Elevation: 11,400ft
Temperature: 43°
Snow Depth: 60"
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Elevation: 10,400ft
Temperature: 48°
Snow Depth: 59"
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Temperature: 55°
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Temperature: 44°
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Temperature: 44°
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Ski Cooper 19 mi

Ski Cooper
Vail Discussion
Updated Tuesday April 23, 2019 at 1:00am PST

YESTERDAY: "the latest low-pressure system drops south and moves by mostly to the west and south, with some clouds and showers affecting western Colorado, along with lower snow levels. Mostly light snow is expected, with a cooler afternoon, with afternoon temperatures mostly in the 40's much of the day in town (Aspen), and light showers, snow levels between 8,000 and 9,000 feet"

TODAY looks much the same (as above), with slightly less cloudiness and milder temperatures.

Next Wednesday and Thursday (24-25th of April) I expect mostly sunny/ partly cloudy skies under a high pressure ridge, but approaching low pressure for next weekend (27-28th of April). CM

LONG RANGE: April 27-28 (next weekend), unsettled with snow, stronger system possible, though it will likely split like many before it, taking the punch out of it for western Colorado. After this, more storms move in the last couple of days of April into early May. May is expected to be more unsettled than usual, with more snow and colder weather overall. CM
Where to be this weekend... April 5-7...
Posted April 4, 2019 at 12:39PST

INSTAGRAM Aspen-Snowmass lift ticket giveaway... score a couple of day passes to your favorite mountain for some end of season festivities and great snow! The chance of winning is really good! Go to http://www.instagram.com/predicting_sickdays/

A few storms move into the Pacific Northwest down through Tahoe, and across Utah and Colorado, affecting Sun Valley, Big Sky, and Jackson Hole as well, delivering snow, but with some snow level issues...

By Friday afternoon...
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High pressure ridging will be building in across the west coast as we move toward Saturday and Sunday, but first, we have 2 storms, today and another on Friday, hit Tahoe with a few inches to 1/2 foot of snow this afternoon through tonight, then on Friday a stronger system moves through with 1/2 to 1 foot of snow. Show up on Saturday for a warmer and spring conditions kind of day in Tahoe! Snow levels will be above 6,000 feet, near 7,000 feet at times for Tahoe.

Utah and Colorado will then see some snow Friday and Saturday, and the higher elevations mean less snow level issues. Light to moderate snow totals are expected, with some powder days possible Saturday for Jackson Hole and Big Sky as Sun Valley to Jackson Hole and Big Sky resorts will see snow now and through Saturday. Saturday's storm system may generate some Sunday powder days across northern Utah and Colorado. Southwest slopes are favored... Go get it!

We are giving away 2 Aspen-Snowmass lift tickets for use next weekend or the following one (19th-21st)! There will be a lot of "end of season" stuff going on... Be sure to follow us on Instagram for a shot and the announcement! CM

Mountain Summit Forecast

Tuesday
↑45° / ↓24°
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AM

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↑42° / ↓24°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top variable at 2 to 9 mph.

PM

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↑43° / ↓28°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top NW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,786ft
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Wednesday
↑46° / ↓26°
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AM

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↑43° / ↓26°
Skies
Mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top NW 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph.

PM

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↑44° / ↓29°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top NW 16 to 28 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,786ft
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Thursday
↑48° / ↓28°
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AM

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↑45° / ↓28°
Skies
Mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

PM

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↑46° / ↓31°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 15 to 27 mph with gusts up to 34 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,786ft
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Friday
↑49° / ↓31°
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AM

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↑48° / ↓32°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 29 to 41 mph with gusts up to 49 mph.

PM

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↑47° / ↓32°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.25 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 30 to 42 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,786ft
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Saturday
↑47° / ↓28°
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AM

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↑44° / ↓29°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Flurries possible through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 21 to 33 mph with gusts up to 54 mph.

PM

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↑44° / ↓31°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,786ft
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Sunday
↑51° / ↓33°
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AM

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↑49° / ↓33°
Skies
Clear becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph.

PM

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↑48° / ↓34°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,786ft
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Mountain Base Forecast

Tuesday
↑53° / ↓29°
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AM

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↑49° / ↓29°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon. Chance of rain after daylight.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base variable at 2 to 9 mph.

PM

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↑52° / ↓34°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base variable at 3 to 10 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,135ft
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Wednesday
↑53° / ↓31°
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AM

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↑50° / ↓31°
Skies
Partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base NW 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph.

PM

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↑52° / ↓37°
Skies
Overcast becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount later into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,135ft
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Thursday
↑56° / ↓34°
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AM

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↑52° / ↓34°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph.

PM

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↑56° / ↓37°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace later into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base SW 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 18 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,135ft
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Friday
↑57° / ↓35°
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AM

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↑55° / ↓35°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 22 to 34 mph with gusts up to 41 mph.

PM

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↑55° / ↓37°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of rain through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.27 to 1.35 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 28 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,135ft
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Saturday
↑54° / ↓35°
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AM

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↑51° / ↓36°
Skies
Mostly cloudy before noon. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a dusting in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.45 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 13 to 25 mph with gusts up to 31 mph.

PM

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↑53° / ↓37°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of rain through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount later into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.15 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base SW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,135ft
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Sunday
↑58° / ↓35°
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AM

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↑56° / ↓35°
Skies
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 13 to 25 mph with gusts up to 31 mph.

PM

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↑56° / ↓38°
Skies
Mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base SW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,135ft
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Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature50°
  • Soil Low Temperature33°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature48°
  • Soil Low Temperature33°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature50°
  • Soil Low Temperature33°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature48°
  • Soil Low Temperature34°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature47°
  • Soil Low Temperature35°
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