Overnight a disturbance passes through parts of S Colorado... this will bring a push of moisture falling as rain in the Plains with a few late night/early morning showers possible in Pueblo. For the Palmer Divide, N & W El Paso Co. and Teller Co. it will fall as snow... bringing a few additional inches of accumulation in mainly between 1am and 6am, lingering into the mid morning. Winds also pick up overnight with gusts into the 40s, the winds look to continue across much of S Colo. through the day Sunday.... head over to the "Weather" tab for more information.
The Wolf Creek ski area in southwest Colorado plans to open for the season Wednesday after reporting 20 inches of snow from a recent storm.
Wolf Creek was reporting an 18-inch base at mid-mountain as of Monday.
Winter Park Resort also plans to start its season Wednesday, and Eldora Mountain Resort is scheduled to open Friday.
Resorts have been welcoming snow after going through a drier-than-normal season in much of the state last winter.
It's not clear what this season will look like. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said in October that the odds favor warmer-than-average temperatures across Colorado from now until January.
The Climate Prediction Center's last U.S. Drought Outlook said drought is likely to persist over the next few months.
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