Thursday 4/11 –A weak system affects the area today with snow showers on tap for the afternoon and evening. 2” of new snow may be possible. Partly sunny start to the day with increasing clouds is likely as the system is set to move over the area later in the day. NW to W winds 15-20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph above 10,000ft are predicted. Temperatures will be cooler with 25-35F at lower elevations while 21-29F will keep things chilly up high.
Friday 4/12 –Partly cloudy, then sunny conditions return Friday with continued northerly winds, but at slightly lower velocities. All elevations above 8000’ could see 15-25mph North winds with gusts to 35mph. Temperatures of 33-44F below 10,000ft and 27-33F in the higher mountains are slated for the area which will start to loosen the snowpack up, especially new snow deposits from previous days. A Sunny weekend is forecast for the area before chance of snow and inclement weather returns Sunday night and Monday.