On the Hill: Fresh snow, sun at Vail
March 12, 2014
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Vail official report: 1 inch new snow overnight, 4 inches in last 24 hours as of 5 a.m.
Vail Daily field report: The was a slight layer of new snow on the main slopes this morning, but the full 4-5 inches we received from this storm is still available elsewhere.
Weather: Sunny, a little colder but warming up
Liftline status: Not too bad
Breakdown: Shaded, higher elevation north facing slopes is where you’ll find some decent snow today. If you get a chance, check out the amazing transformation that Golden Peak has underwent, seemingly overnight, as the enormous slopestyle course is now a smooth, flat surface.
Snowcast: Another quick-moving storm, like today’s storm, will move across the northern half of Colorado on Saturday, reports meteorologist Joel Gratz with opensnow.com.