NOAA has issued the first Winter Storm Warning for Denver, CO of the season. They are forecasting up to 7″ of snow for the Denver metro area and as much as 14″ of snow on mountain passes.
This is a great news for Arapahoe Basin & Loveland who are racing to be the first ski resort in Colorado to open for the season. Up to 14″ of snow is forecasted in the mountains west of Denver including Arapahoe Basin and Loveland.
The snow will begin to fall tonight and cary into tomorrow. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected by Monday morning in Denver.
“An abrupt change will occur in the weather this evening. It all starts with the passage of a strong cold front with gusty winds of 40-50 mph. Then rain and snow showers will develop behind this front, with the snow level quickly lowering from around 9,000 feet early in the evening to around 5,000 feet by midnight. Snow may be heavy at times in and near the Front Range Mountains and Foothills. ” – NOAA, today