The storm that rolled through on Monday managed to dust the mountains with a bit of new snow. It wasn't much, but as always, any snow is good snow.
Reports from the resorts indicate that between 2" and 6" floated out of the clouds and put a fresh look on the slopes.
The really good news is that the storm that is predicted to show up late Tuesday, and run through Thursday, may be much more productive.
Weather reports indicate that the snow level will be at about 4,000 feet, dropping at times to 3,500 feet. Over a foot of new snow could be ready for skis by Thursday. Snow flurries could continue into Friday, according to local news reports.
Good news all around, as the snow pack is beginning to look a bit slim. The resorts have been making snow to keep things going. Cold nights make this possible. The best snow, however, falls from the skies, not the snow making machines.
At the back end of the coming storm system, the weekend looks to be clear. Getting to the slopes over the weekend should be relatively easy. Pick your resort, pick your day, and get some blue bird skiing on freshly laid down powder.
With the storm door open a bit, the hope is that the snowy weather will continue, which is music to the ears of the resorts, and snow sports enthusiasts everywhere.