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Ski Report: weekend storm brings snow to Colorado ski areas

Posted at 8:28 AM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-27 10:28:44-05

A long-lived weekend snowstorm will be impacting most mountain areas.

Along I-70 and for the central and northern mountains, ski and snowboard areas should pick up around 3-6 inches through Saturday night.

Expect higher impacts for the San Juans, where there is a Winter Storm Warning in place through Saturday morning. Totals in southern Colorado ski areas will be between 6 and 18 inches. Wolf Creek will be one of the hardest hit from this storm. There will be considerable avalanche danger in the San Juans this weekend

In addition to periodic of snowfall, the weekend will also become cold and windy. Expect blustery conditions in the mountains, with most areas expecting temperatures in the single digits and teens. Wind gusts will be in the 40-50 mph range during the storm and even afterwards, on Sunday when conditions begin to clear.