Snow is expected to develop for our Monday afternoon and overnight hours. Bands of heavier snow are possible..and something we will be monitoring throughout the day today. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Watch for much of southeast Colorado from 4-11am Tuesday morning as wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph. For more info on the forecast this holiday week, head over to the "Weather" tab.
Eldora Mountain Resort says it will open its 50th anniversary season Friday as a smoke-free environment.
The resort in Nederland says smoking will be banned in lift lines, on the lifts, and within 15 feet of its decks and buildings around the ski area.
Eldora plans to have a 20-inch base with three trails open Friday.
Vail Mountain also opens for the season Friday for its 50th anniversary season. It will be dedicating a new gondola that has cabins with heated seats and Wi-Fi access. The new gondola won't be available for regular operations until later this month.
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