Eagle County gets more snow | VailDaily.com

Eagle County gets more snow

Daily Staff Report
Vail CO, Colorado

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado – A winter storm blew through the Colorado Rockies delivering a powder day with 9 inches of new snow at Breckenridge and 6 inches at mid-mountain at Beaver Creek and 8 inches on the race course as of 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Race organizers in Beaver Creek today canceled downhill training due to the snowfall. The Birds of Prey World Cup races will begin at Beaver Creek Thursday at 11 a.m. and continue through Sunday.

A snow and blowing snow advisory will be in effect today for Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone.

The following are the 6 a.m. mid-mountain 24-hour snow totals for the Vail Resorts’ Colorado resorts.

Breckenridge 9 inches

Beaver Creek 6 inches

Vail. 4 inches

Keystone 3 inches

The snow continues to fall today and additional snowfall and chilly temperatures are forecasted through the weekend with another potent storm predicted to hit the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.

On Wednesday, Vail Mountain expanded its terrain to 175 acres. By this weekend skiers and snowboarders should anticipate additional terrain and lift offerings at Vail Resorts’ mountains.

In addition to the World Cup, Keystone kicks off its fourth annual 36 Hours of Keystone event Friday, Nov. 30 and Vail’s Snow Daze is set for Dec. 3-9 with snowball eating contests and live concerts with Ziggy Marley, Social Distortion, and Ludacris and the Roots.

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