Thursday, February 25, 2016
Valleys will start cool on Friday and Saturday as temperature inversions form but will warm nicely each day under mostly sunny skies through Saturday morning, with Saturday being warmer than Friday. However, a weak storm timed to pass through the area Saturday night into Sunday morning will bring clouds and breezy conditions Saturday afternoon, with 1-3” of snow expected for the mountain overnight Saturday.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Mostly sunny skies with warming temperatures will be noted until Saturday when a weak wave brings clouds around the afternoon and light snowfall for Saturday night into Sunday morning. After a nice Monday, a stronger and much colder storm threatens the area for Tuesday.
Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy as a weak wave passes to our north and east. Lows in the single digits.
Thursday: Mostly sunny with highs in the 30’s in Craig, around 30 in Steamboat and 20’s on the mountain. Breezy southwest winds in the afternoon.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy with lows in the single digits in Craig and around 10 in Steamboat.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
A mostly sunny work week is in store as the West Coast ridge builds over the area with the next storm currently timed for mid-weekend. Some clouds may appear when a disturbance passes to our north and east late Wednesday.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with patchy fog possible around Craig. Lows around zero in Craig and single digits in Steamboat.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny with highs around 30 in the valleys and in the 20’s on the mountain.
Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with lows in the single digits in Craig and around 10 in Steamboat.
Monday, February 22, 2016
A storm in northwest flow is passing through the area and will continue snows overnight and into Tuesday morning as a trailing wave follows early Tuesday morning. Mostly sunny skies will follow for the rest of the work week before there is a chance for a storm around next weekend.
Monday night: Snow showers likely in Craig with minimal accumulations and snow likely in Steamboat and the mountain with up to an inch in Steamboat and 2-4” on the hill leaving a 4-6” Tuesday morning ski report. Lows in the teens.
Tuesday: Scattered snow showers with an additional inch or so on the mountain giving way to partly sunny skies first in the valleys and then perhaps eventually on the hill. Highs around 30 in Craig, in the 20’s in Steamboat and around 20 on the mountain.
Tuesday night: Mostly clear and colder as valley temperature inversions form. Lows around zero in Craig and single digits in Steamboat.
Sunday, February 21, 2016
A Pacific storm will move over the area Monday in northwest flow and mix with some cold air drawn southwards from the Canadian Plains, starting snows around midday and lasting through Tuesday morning.
Sunday night: Becoming mostly cloudy with lows around 10 in Craig and teens in Steamboat.
Monday: Chance of snow in Craig and snow likely in Steamboat and the mountain with accumulations around an inch in Steamboat and 1-3” on the hill. Breezy westerly winds with highs around 30 in the valleys and in the 20’s on the mountain.
Monday night: Chance of snow in Craig and snow likely in Steamboat and the mountain with accumulations of 1-3” in Steamboat and 3-6” on the hill. Breezy westerly winds turning northerly with lows in the teens.