On the Hill: Stone Creek Chutes now open at Beaver Creek
VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart delivers his daily snow conditions report while snowboarding through powder down Second Chance in the Stone Creek Chutes at Beaver Creek Resort.
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Beaver Creek official report: 4″ in last 24 hours, 17″ in last week
Weather: Mostly cloudy, not as cold as it’s been the last few days
Liftline status: Not too bad
Breakdown: Beaver Creek reported 4 inches of new snow overnight, adding a great layer of soft stuff on top of the packed snow. Stone Creek Chutes opened early Thursday morning.
Snowcast: The National Weather service forecasts a 70 percent chance of snow Thursday and 90 percent for Thursday night with an accumulation of 2-4 inches. It also predicts a chance of snow through Sunday night.