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Vail, CO Colorado

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January 17, 2012
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Powder day at Vail, Beaver Creek

VAIL, Colorado - Monday's storm brought big snow totals to local ski areas for the Tuesday morning report.

Vail reported 10 inches of snow, while Beaver Creek reported 9 inches as of 6 a.m.

Vail currently has 1,603 of 5,289 acres open, but said over the weekend that they intend to open parts of the Back Bowls as soon as possible after Monday's storm.

Vail has received 105 inches of snow so far this year.

Beaver Creek has 1,408 of 1,815 acres open, having gotten 96 inches of snow so far this year.

The National Weather Service says today's weather will be sunny and cold, with a high near 17.

There's a chance of snow Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the weather service said.

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The VailDaily Updated Jan 17, 2012 11:22AM Published Jan 17, 2012 11:20AM Copyright 2012 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.