3 inches of snow fell on the mountain from bottom to top with the cold front early Thursday morning. Snow showers continue behind the front this morning with the snow continuing to pile up.
Snow showers will be numerous Thursday morning before becoming more scattered Thursday afternoon before clearing by the end of the day. We could see an additional 3-5 inches of snow which would put us right in the range of the final forecast from Wednesday of 6-11 inches.
Ridgetop winds were strong overnight gusting to 80+ mph but have dropped this morning to the 40+ mph range. They will continue to dropoff through the day. Highs in the 30s at the base and 20s up top.
Friday – Monday:
Expecting mostly sunny skies and lighter winds Friday through Monday. Highs in the 40s at the base and 30s on the upper mountain.
The next chance for a very weak system is Tuesday, but that system may stay to our north per the latest model runs. It will at least bring in some cooler air for a couple of days.
The dry pattern may continue through at least Christmas Day. Then possibly transitioning back into an unsettled pattern for the last several days of the month into January. More on that as we get closer.