People are jumping out of their socks after the last round of snow. Monarch Marketing Director Greg Ralph told us today that “Monarch received 15″ of snow on Saturday night and the forecast is calling for more snow this week. We will open on Friday morning for the season, number of lifts and runs still to be determined.”
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 1135 AM MST MON DEC 10 2012
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT COLD...MOIST NORTHWEST FLOW WILL BRING STEADY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TO THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE NORTH OF MONARCH PASS THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES EXPECTED BY TUESDAY MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE SOUTH OF MONARCH PASS...WITH LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR 2 POSSIBLE. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY A STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH SOUTHERN COLORADO THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT COULD PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT SNOW OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...WITH LIGHTER SNOW POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE. ANOTHER WEAKER SYSTEM...COULD PRODUCE LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...PIKES PEAK...TELLER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY...SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE LIKELY ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS TODAY AND TONIGHT.