Friday, January 22, 2016
Warming weather is expected until early Sunday when a Pacific storm affects our area. Temperatures will drop during Sunday with snow likely during the day and overnight as winds veer from the southwest to the northwest.
Friday night: Lows in the minus single digits for Craig and around 10 in Steamboat.
Saturday: Partly sunny skies becomes cloudy in the afternoon as the Sunday storm approaches. Highs in the 20’s in Craig and mid-mountain and 20’s in Steamboat.
Saturday night: A small chance of snow very late with lows around zero in Craig and teens for Steamboat.
Sunday: Snow with accumulations around 1-3” in the valleys and 3-6” on the hill. Winds backing from southwest to northwest during the day with falling temperatures. Highs in the 20’s in the valleys and near 20 at mid-mountain.
Sunday night: Snow diminishing near Craig with lows in the single digits. A trailing wave will cross our area in cool, moist northwest flow early Monday morning keeping snow going in Steamboat and the mountain. Another 1-3” inches possible in Steamboat and 3-6” on the mountain, yielding a 6-12” ski report for Monday morning. Lows around 10 in Steamboat.