Over a foot of snow possible around Vail | VailDaily.com

Over a foot of snow possible around Vail

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado ” The National Weather Service was put in effect a winter storm watch for this afternoon for the Vail area through Sunday afternoon.

A strong Pacific storm system is headed this way, the agency said.

“Snow will increase across the mountains Saturday afternoon ahead of a strong cold front and then intensify during the evening as the front passes over the area,” the service said. “Snow will continue through Sunday with over a foot of new snow possible by early Sunday evening.”

Vail’s Blue Sky Basin and Beaver Creek’s Grouse Mountain are both set to open today.

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