Colorado winter: This week is looking promising for mountain snow, and Eldora is open

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The Front Range mountains could see up to 10 inches of snow on Monday night, the center of the state could get up to 14 inches and the southwestern part of Colorado could have up to 20 inches, according to Weather5280.

Snow covers the banks of a creek near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. Snow-covered pine trees stand on both sides of the creek. Between 1935 and 1950. (Donald Kemp/Denver Public Library/Western History Collection/K-187)

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Snow covers the banks of a creek near Eldora in Boulder County, Colorado. Snow-covered pine trees stand on both sides of the creek. Between 1935 and 1950. (Donald Kemp/Denver Public Library/Western History Collection/K-187)

In other words, Wolf Creek, Purgatory, Silverton and Telluride resorts may fare the best. Aspen, and perhaps Vail and Copper, are in the next tier. Winter Park and its neighbors are slated for the least snow, but hey, better than nothing.

Another storm on Wednesday night could bring up to 6 inches for the mountains, especially toward the north, according to OpenSnow.

Meanwhile, a lucky break in last week’s storm means Eldora Mountain Resort was able to open today, Nov. 21 – which is just about normal for the Boulder County ski area.

Eldora caught 12 inches during last week’s storm, beating the average, according to the resort.

Both OpenSnow and Weather5280 are expecting generally more wintry weather for the next little bit.

 

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