A bit cooler with highs in the 40s Monday with partly-mostly sunny skies and gusty winds. Ridgetop winds from the southwest increase throughout the day and could be up to 100+ mph up top by evening. That should close some upper mountain lifts Monday.
Monday Night – Tuesday System:
A weak system associated with a cold front moves through Monday night into early Tuesday morning. Snow levels could start as low as the base and fall quickly overnight. Snow showers could clear out by Tuesday mid-morning at the latest. Highs only into the 20s up top and 30s at the base Tuesday.
The most recent model runs suggest 0-2″ at the base and 1-3″ of snow possible for the mountain by Tuesday morning. Gusty north/northeast winds of up to 60+ mph up top Tuesday will make it feel even colder and could affect some upper mountain lifts.
Wednesday – Saturday:
High pressure is forecast to build back over the region again by Wednesday bringing back a drier pattern through Saturday. Highs in the 40s at the base and 30s up top by Wednesday and then warming some through the end of next week.
Wednesday could still have gusty north winds up top gusting up to 60+ mph, then lighter winds starting Thursday.
The pattern is forecast to shift again by Sunday. That could allow another weak storm to move through Sunday into next Monday the 21st. We will be watching that system all week to see if it could bring more snow and how much, but the amounts look light right now.
The more active pattern could continue through the end of the month. No BIG storms on the horizon yet. Stay tuned for updates as we get closer.