On the Hill video report: Sunny skies and high winds at Breckenridge, Grand Prix finals delayed

On the Hill, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report showcasing Summit County’s ski conditions Wednesday through Sunday.

VIDEO: Summit Daily News sports and outdoor editor Sebastian Foltz checks in from the base of the Grand Prix course at Peak 8 in Breckenridge on a Saturday morning.

Explore Summit field report: It’s a windy one at Breckenridge. Blue skies and sun for now. The next weather system is to come through this evening and into Sunday.

Weather: Sunny with consistent winds, high of 30 expected.

Liftline status: Likely setting up for a crowded Saturday

Run of the day: Peak 8 base area.

Breakdown: Breckenridge is reporting 33 of 34 lifts expected to open with 2382 acres of terrain.

Snowcast: NOAA is calling for mostly cloudy skies, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

A chance of snow before 11p.m. tonight, then snow likely with areas of blowing snow after 11 p.m. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until January 12, 12:00 AM MST

Winter Storm Watch in effect from January 12, 12:00 AM MST until January 13, 11:00 AM MST

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The Summit Daily Updated Jan 11, 2014 11:02AM Published Jan 11, 2014 06:41PM Copyright 2014 The Summit Daily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.