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Snow on tap for weekend

CAITLIN ROW
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SUMMIT COUNTY – Winter weather is likely to return to the mountains this weekend. According to the National Weather Service, snow showers beginning Thursday night will likely stick around through Sunday. Up to 6 inches of snow is predicted through Friday night.

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch for the region – its forecast warns of potentially dangerous travel in the Colorado mountains Thursday through Sunday as a Pacific storm moves into the area.

The chance of precipitation today is 70 percent, with 1-3 inches of snow possible. The high will be near 36 degrees. Snow is likely Friday night as well, with a low around 15.

Saturday’s weather report predicts snow as well, cloudy skies and a high near 30. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Saturday night’s temperatures will dip to a low of 12, with a 60 percent chance of snow.

Snow in Summit County is predicted to continue through Sunday, and then peter off before Monday -predicted to be mostly sunny with a high near 33 degrees.

Snow totals for the Vail Valley could reach up to 10 inches this weekend.

For more weather information, check the National Weather Services website at http://www.nws.noaa.gov.

The Vail Daily contributed to this article. Caitlin Row can be reached at (970) 668-4633 or at crow@summitdaily.com.


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