Mountain Weather

Date: 01/24/2017

The vigorous weather from yesterday is developing into a mid-latitude cyclone as it ejects east of Colorado. Winds and snowfall came to a screeching halt and temperatures have dropped into the single digits behind last evening’s cold front. There is enough moisture in the atmosphere for redeveloping snowfall today as the broad Pacific trough progresses east. Flow begins to shift to the northwest by Wednesday, sparking additional orographic snowfall. We may still wring out 6″ or more in the favored locations before we see a cold, drying trend later in the week and a large, blocking ridge set up this weekend.