Show Captions Hide Captions A spring snowstorm is expected to drop up to a foot of snow in the Aspen area and parts of the Colorado mountains, according to an update Thursday morning from the National Weather Service. The temperatures in Aspen are forecast in the low 40s during the day through the weekend, with overnight temperatures in the low to mid 20s. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has the avalanche danger as considerable level 3 of 5 for Thursday and Friday in the Aspen region, it said Thursday morning. Avalanches in the storm snow could be big enough to bury you, and could run naturally. Slopes steeper than 35 degrees are most suspect.
Storm hitting California with up to 6 feet of snow possible
A foot of snow? Major winter storm taking aim Friday | MPR News
Subscribe by Email Summary - Mostly sunny through Friday. Highs in the 40s on the upper mountains and 50s at lake level. Light east winds switching southwest Friday and increasing late in the day. We could see snow showers by early Saturday morning with snowfall intensity increasing later in the day into Sunday. Highs dropping into the 20s on the upper mountains and 30s at lake level.
'Miracle March': California's Sierra Nevada Pummeled By Feet of Snow
A slow-moving storm is bringing heavy snow to California's Sierra Nevada. Several feet of snow have already piled up. This is good news for the state's snowpack, a key for replenishing reservoirs in spring and summer. California's record-driest February increased concern for drought. Snowpack remains much lower than average in the Sierra, but reservoirs generally remain in good shape.
Snow will fill in the mountains all around the lake this weekend. Possibly the biggest winter storm of the season is aimed at the basin with feet of snow forecast for the mountains by the National Weather Service in Reno. NWS has issued a high wind watch from Friday through Saturday and a winter storm watch that lasts over a day, from Saturday morning through Monday morning. Winds will increase Friday and turn strong early Saturday, making travel more difficult for airplanes and high-profile vehicles. The wind will consistently stay around mph with gusts up to 45 mph, and up to mph on the ridge tops.