Mountain Weather

Date: 03/06/2016

We will wake up to a the same old view out our window, brown melted snowbanks, dry dirt and asphalt, but if all goes as predicted, tonight will look much different as we lay down our heads. A warm, southwesterly wind ahead of the incoming, and much anticipated trough will quickly usher in a rain/snow mix to lower valley locations this morning and a wet/graupelly snow to higher elevations. Tonight, this warm southwest flow will swap to the northwest, bringing better orographics to most of the mountains west and north of town. Models look a little excited, but hint at 5-10″ by Monday evening…with double that near Paradise Divide and Kebler Pass.