Snow in forecast for Vail all weekend
Afternoon storms are a consistent theme throughout
(2:06 p.m.): Snow is in the forecast for Vail and surrounding areas all weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
There is a 70% chance of precipitation starting after 3:00 p.m. Friday, with stormy conditions expected to continue throughout the evening.
Saturday afternoon shows a 30% chance of precipitation, which will carry on into the evening. Sunday will be a similar scenario, with a 40% chance of snow in the afternoon and 20% in the evening.
Varying temperatures will play a factor in the type of precipitation that falls. Areas of lower elevation are expected to be in the thirties all weekend, creating high hopes for those hitting the slopes.
3-6 inches of total accumulation is expected, according to OpenSnow.com.
Support Local Journalism
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
Case numbers for COVID-19 are rising in Eagle County, and just about everywhere else. To save the new ski season, Vail officials are taking new measures to slow the spread, limiting virtually all gatherings to…