A storm that hit Summit County late Saturday night stayed strong through Sunday, delivering between 5-7 inches of snow to powder-hungry ski resorts across the county.
Copper Mountain saw 7 inches of fresh powder as of Sunday
afternoon, with flurries continuing off and on. Keystone Resort and Arapahoe
Basin Ski Area each got a healthy blast of 6 inches, while Breckenridge Ski
Resort saw 5 inches of snow, ramping up its opening weekend festivities.
All the resorts were reporting powder and man-made snow conditions on
the slopes Sunday afternoon.
The storm brought an unexpected bout of
wind and bitter cold temperatures, with highs only climbing into the single
digits across the county on Veterans Day and expected to dip below zero Sunday
night, according to forecasts available Sunday afternoon.
watchers expect the sun to return today and continue through the better part of
the week. High temperatures are expected to climb back into the low 20s today,
but ongoing wind will make it feel as cold as -19. Gusts of up to 22 mph are
expected today, according to forecasts from the National Weather Service.
Tuesday is warmer, with a high near 32 and sun in the forecasts, but the
wind is expected to keep up through the first part of the week.
opportunity for snow is Saturday, according to 10-day forecasts.