April 29, 2016, 5 PM MST
Front range of Colorado has underperformed with light snow reported over the Divide near Loveland Ski area (2-4 inches). Wolf Creek squeezed out 6 inches last night and it is still snowing lightly. Light snow will continue tonight but not expecting any big amounts. Snow sites from the CAIC show some tapering in the south but we expect it will increase again on Sunday with heavy amounts possible into Monday (Keep reading).
The Eastern Plains get active tonight with heavy moisture showing up on current models through tomorrow morning. A second system will approach Colorado from the 4 corners on Sunday. Northern New Mexico and southern Colorado will be under decent moisture under SE flow (Upslope). Perhaps Santa Fe Ski area will reap high rewards by Monday morning? Wolf Creek will be open this weekend. Light snow tonight (1-3) will create a nice opening tomorrow on the 7 inches that fell today. There will be a break on Saturday with snow re developing late Saturday night. Snow may turn moderate by Sunday morning with 6-9 inches or more by Monday morning. There is a chance for higher amounts! The wildcard will be the snowfall intensity on Sunday. My gamble is look for last chair Sunday (Last chair of the year perhaps) to be potential winners? It might not be deep but a quick refresh from the storm that landed decent snow on Friday.
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