Mountain Weather 3/1/2017

Date: 03/01/2017

Temperatures bottomed out in the single digits below zero this morning, and will struggle to break the upper teens as clouds linger and limit daytime heating across higher terrain favored by residual northwest flow.  Yesterday’s storm system has moved eastward, and aside from the higher peaks, we will see generally sunny skies for most of the forecast area.  Moderate west winds will drop off this morning, leaving forgivingly light winds to treat those able to enjoy the backcountry today.  Looking ahead, sunshine and a gradual warming trend will bring us into the weekend.  The next potential for a shot of snowfall looks like Sunday, but accumulations look light at this point.