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Routt County in photos for Feb. 7, 2013

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Fields of snow on Rabbit Ears Pass are likely to grow this weekend as more winter storms are predicted in the area, but it will take above-average snowfall through April 11 for the Steamboat Springs area to reach typical snowpack levels this season.

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Yampa River Basin playing catchup with peak snowpack date of April 11

Time is growing short if the snowpack — water content in the standing snow — surrounding Steamboat Springs is to reach the historic norm by the end of winter.

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