Mountain Weather January 19, 2018

Date: 01/07/2018

Drier air is moving in early this morning as the low-pressure trough responsible for last nights snow moves out. It looks like we’re done with snowfall but we could see a few showers lasting through the morning hours along the crest of the Ruby Range. Clouds will be decreasing today with generally moderate northwest winds. Some stronger wind gusts may develop this afternoon. Clearing sky tonight should help with a good drop in low temperatures. A high-pressure ridge is building in for Monday while a low-pressure system drops down the west coast of California and lines up for our next weather system. Developing southwest flow on Monday will bring an increasing temperature trend into Tuesday. We’ll also see increasing moister arriving with that southwest flow on Tuesday as clouds build and our next winter storm arrives. That storm looks to take us through the Tuesday-Wednesday timeframe but we’ll wait to dial in the timing until tomorrow morning. If I had a private jet, I’d ski the fresh pow today, then fly to Calli and surf the low-pressure system, before racing it back to Colorado for the next round of snow. If….

  • Today

    High Temperature: 28
    Winds/Direction: 10 to 20/WNW
    Sky Cover: Decreasing clouds
    Irwin Snow: 0 to 2 am
    Elkton Snow: 0 to 2 am
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 0 to 2 am

  • Tonight

    Low Temperature: 12
    Winds/Direction: 5 to 15/NW
    Sky Cover: Partly Cloudy
    Irwin Snow: 0
    Elkton Snow: 0
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 0

  • Tomorrow

    High Temperature: 32
    Winds/Direction: 5 to 15/SW
    Sky Cover: Mostly Clear
    Irwin Snow: 0
    Elkton Snow: 0
    Friend’s Hut Snow: 0