Current conditions

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  • Fair
  • Dew point: 31.0
  • Wind from N 0 mph
  • Visibility: 10
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Pressure: 1024

Today

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Tonight

  • Lo 37°

Fri

Mostly Sunny
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Sat

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Sun

Slight Chance Snow Showers
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Mon

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Winter makes appearance above 10,000 feet on Steamboat Ski Area

Snow was falling, but not sticking, in downtown Steamboat midday Wednesday, and the National Weather Service in Grand Junction was calling for 3 to 5 inches of snow to accumulate Wednesday afternoon.

Wet weather, chance of mountain snow in forecast

Wet weather will continue through most of the week in the region, with snowfall levels dropping as low as 10,000 feet later Monday, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service.

Rain returns to forecast for Steamboat Springs area

After a week filled with sunshine and warm weather, rain is expected to return to the Steamboat Springs area Friday afternoon.

Rain fell the last 12 days of August leading to 5-plus inches for the month

In the midst of a 12-day run of rain that ended August, it was the .52 inches and .78 inches that fell back-to-back on Aug. 27 and 28 that rallied Steamboat past the five-inch threshold.

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Unrelenting rain ratchets up pressure on farmers, ranchers

City dwellers are saying “Enough already!” But the real pain is being felt by farmers and ranchers who depend upon the valley’s grass hay crop to make their world go around.

El Nino is not a big thing for Steamboat this winter

Steamboat Springs-based meteorologist Mike Weissbluth said Steamboat’s relationship with El Nino is complex and varies with the longitudinal ocation of a ridge of high pressure that typically sets up in the eastern Pacific during El Nino years.

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Rain, snow mix could give peaks in Zirkel a taste of autumn Saturday night

A weather change arrives Saturday night when a fall-like storm will bring dropping temperatures and heavy rain, possibly mixed with snow at high elevation as the main front moves through the area.

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Outskirts of Steamboat see more than 1.5 inches of rain in less than 24 hours

Weather forecaster Chris Cuoco confirmed that the official rainfall total for the 24 hours preceding 7 a.m. Wednesday was 0.98 inches, well short of the record of 1.29 inches set in July 1996.

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Flash flood watch issued for Steamboat Springs

Very heavy rainfall and thunderstorms could be the norm in Western Colorado for the first half of the week, according to the forecast.

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Steamboat pelted with hail during Wednesday night storm

Steamboat Springs weather monitors reported receiving between .48 inches and .18 inches of rain during last night's storm.

Steamboat hasn't seen measurable rainfall since June 28

The last measurable precipitation here was the .27 inches that was recorded the morning of June 28.

June precip is less than one-third of average in Steamboat Springs, but relief is in the forecast

The official weather observer for Steamboat Springs reports just a half-inch of rain in June compared to the average for the entire month of 1.77 inches.

Quick cold spell will bring below-freezing temperatures

Residents hoping for a hearty tomato crop this summer might want to cover their plants Wednesday night.

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Steamboat’s Art Judson honored by National Weather Service

Meteorologist in Charge Ben Moyer said Art Judson is known among his staff for his willingness to call in a report of a notable weather phenomenon at all hours of the night.

Yampa River in Steamboat Springs running above average

Steamboat weather observer Art Judson’s station between the downtown and the mountain recorded a third of an inch of precipitation through Sunday and another 0.19 inches by 7 a.m. Monday.

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Mother's Day storm blows away any picnic plans

The wind was strong enough at 10:30 a.m. Sunday to bring down a pair of mature aspens that fell, one on each side, of a duplex on Fish Creek Falls Road.

Yampa Valley among the fortunate few with above average moisture

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a drought summary Friday showing that the mountain ranges that wrap around Steamboat Springs and Craig are among a few pockets in the West enjoying above-average moisture.

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Cold air, possibly snow, to return to Steamboat on Sunday

Steamboat-based meteorologist Mike Weissbluth said Tuesday afternoon that mild weather will prevail Thursday and Friday, but more cold moisture is on the way for the weekend.

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Steamboat's flirtation with springlike weather comes to a frigid halt

The recorded high temperatures in Steamboat last week included: April 8, 59 degrees; April 9, 63 degrees; April 10, 57 degrees; April 11, 65 degrees and April 12, 63.

Steamboat Ski Area snow report for Monday, April 7

Steamboat Ski Area is reporting 8 inches of new snow at the summit in the past 24 hours.