Thursday, January 21, 2016
Cold morning valley temperatures and warming mountain slopes will occur over the next few days before the next storm threatens our area on Sunday.
Tonight: Lows around minus 10 in Craig and single digits in Steamboat with patchy fog possible.
Friday: Mostly sunny with highs around 20 in Craig and mid-mountain and around 30 in Steamboat.
Friday night: High clouds may moderate the valley temperature inversions, with lows in the minus single digits in Craig and around 10 in Steamboat.
Saturday: Partly sunny weather will turn cloudier through the day, with highs around 20 in Craig, 30 in Steamboat and 20s at mid-mountain.
Saturday night: There may be some snow showers late depending upon the speed of the next storm. Lows around 10 in Craig and teens in Steamboat.
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.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
A two part storm will begin snow again tonight before eventually ending by Thursday morning. Clear weather follows for the end of the work week before a weekend storm approaches.
Tuesday night: Snow should start around midnight, with around an inch in Craig, 1-3” in Steamboat and 2-5” expected for the Wednesday morning ski report. Lows around 10.
Wednesday: Snow will taper off in the morning as the first part of the storm moves through, but increase again in the afternoon as the second stronger storm moves over the area Wednesday night. 1-3” of snow expected in Craig, 2-4” in Steamboat and 4-8” on the mountain with highs in the 20’s in the valleys and near 20 at mid-mountain.
Wednesday night: Temperatures will cool noticeably as snow ends in the valleys, with lows around zero in Craig, and single digits for Steamboat. Another 2-4” of very low-density snow will occur on the mountain which will produce a 6-12” 24-hour Thursday morning ski report.
Thursday: The sun will appear as lingering snow showers end in the morning for the valleys and the afternoon for the mountain. Highs around 20 in the valleys and teens for mid-mountain.
Thursday night: Clear and very cold as temperature inversions reform in the valleys. Lows in the minus teens for Craig and around zero for Steamboat.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Monday night: Snow starts up again this evening and lasts through early morning. Accumulations around 1-3” in Craig, 2-4” in Steamboat and 5-10” for the Steamboat ski area Tuesday morning report. Lows in the teens.
Tuesday: Snow ending in the morning and becoming partly sunny. Minimal further accumulations in Craig with maybe an inch in Steamboat and the mountain in the morning. Highs in the 20s.
Tuesday night: Light snow starts up again after midnight as the last storm in this cycle affects the area, leaving around an inch or two for the Wednesday morning ski report. Lows around 10.
Wednesday: Snow during the day, with around an inch in Craig, 1-3” in Steamboat and 2-5” on the hill. Highs in the 20’s in the valleys and around 20 at mid-mountain.
Wednesday night: Snow diminishing in the valleys but continuing on the mountain and cold. Lows around minus 10 in Craig and single digits in Steamboat, with 4-8” expected for the Thursday morning ski report.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Tonight: Snow ending with lows in the single digits in Craig and around 10 in Steamboat.
Monday and Monday night: Cloudy with snow likely by the afternoon with highs around 30 in the valleys and 20’s at mid-mountain. 1-3” of accumulations overnight Monday in the valleys with lows around 10 in Craig and teens near Steamboat. 3-6” likely on the Tuesday morning ski report.
Tuesday and Tuesday night. Cloudy skies becoming partly sunny with highs in the 20’s. Snow showers should begin again late Tuesday night with lows around 10, and a possibly significant storm for Wednesday.