1-2 feet in forecast Sunday through Tuesday
VAIL — Forecasters are calling for a big winter storm to bear down on the Vail Valley from Sunday through Tuesday, bringing snow accumulation of 1-2 feet.
Joel Gratz of opensnow.com says moderate to heavy snow should start late Saturday night or Sunday morning. He says another storm is headed to the valley Christmas Day.
“Stay tuned for details, and for now, plan on at least Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, as powder days,” he said.
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a winter storm watch in effect from Sunday morning through Monday afternoon, with accumulation of 10-20 inches.
Developers are circling Minturn, with hundreds of new homes being proposed, but town’s water situation will dictate their fate.