Steamboat Springs area short term weather forecast from Wednesday night
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The last storm of this storm cycle is moving east of our area, bringing some cold air and dry conditions for the rest of the week before another Pacific storm threatens our area by late Saturday or early Sunday. Mountain slopes will warm for Friday and Saturday while valleys start the day cold as temperature inversions form.
Wednesday night: Snow showers will end this evening for the valleys with under an inch in Craig, around an inch or possibly two in Steamboat and 2-4” for the mountain leaving 5-10” for the Thursday morning ski report. Lows around zero in Craig with some fog possible, and around 10 in Steamboat.
Thursday: Becoming partly sunny during the day first in the valleys and then on the mountain. Highs in the teens in Craig and the mountain and near 20 in Steamboat, with patchy fog possible in the valleys early in the day.
Thursday night: Clear and very cold with lows in the minus teens around Craig and near zero in Steamboat.
Friday: Sunny and highs in the 20s in Craig with patchy fog in the morning. Highs around 30 in Steamboat and 20 on the mountain.
Friday night: Lows around -10 in Craig and 10 in Steamboat.