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Snow water stored on Rabbit Ears Pass is 135 percent of median for Feb. 1

Steamboat skiers and snowboarders prefer their champagne dry, but the relatively wet snow that buried the slopes over the weekend put a big boost into the snowpack on nearby Rabbit Ears Pass

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After a sunny Saturday, snow could return to Steamboat Sunday night

Almost daily snow freshens slopes

It may be the frequency of snow events over the last 14 days in Steamboat Springs that has people shaking their heads, because the snow totals are not out of the ordinary for January.

January snowfall at Steamboat Ski Area playing catch-up with December's 101 inches

Snow accumulation could reach double digits

December 2015 totaled a robust 101 inches of snowfall at mid-mountain at Steamboat Ski Area, including a run of 31.5 inches Dec. 15-17.

Above-average snowpack in Northwest Colorado, in spite of El Nino concerns

The snowpack in the mountains surrounding Steamboat Springs are at 103 percent of median, the lowest in the state. But at least it’s in plus territory during an El Niño year.

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Heavy snowfall ruled out but frequent precipitation could periodically freshen slopes

Steamboat due for series of light snowfalls

There could be 12-hour periods when no snow falls, but other times when some late afternoon snow carries into a snowy night, producing a powder day in the Priest Creek aspen glades.

How snowy was December? City crews removed more than 1K truckloads of the white stuff

City crews removed more than 1K truckloads of the white stuff

A recent pause to the snowfall could end this week when snow returns to the forecast.

Chances of snow next week

After temperatures dipped to -18 degrees on New Year's Eve night, warmer weather is in store for the weekend with a high of 27 degrees Sunday.

Keep pets safe and warm in frigid temps

The subzero temperatures in Northwest Colorado are no joke, and taking proper precautions to protect pets is vitally important to their health, according to Yampa Valley pet experts. Perhaps the most important message veterinarians and the Humane Society want pet owners to hear is that if it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for your pet.

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Preparation key to safe winter car travel, experts say

According to Routt County’s Office of Emergency Management, having a well-stocked emergency kit and following some safe driving tips could mean the difference between life and death during a snowy, winter road trip.

Expect negative early morning temperatures throughout week in Steamboat

Frigid temperatures well into the negative degrees overnight and early in the mornings are expected throughout the week in Steamboat Springs, according to forecasts by the National Weather Service and local meteorologist Mike Weissbluth.

El Niño weather pattern taking shape

After a week of persistent snowfall, snow will remain in the forecast but the early part of January could be dry.

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Steamboat on track for 100-inch December

Snow keeps on coming; 44 inches on Storm Peak in 7 days

Steamboat Ski Area spokeswoman Loryn Kasten reported Storm Peak Summit has seen 44 inches of snowfall in seven days

City working non-stop on snow removal

With 30 inches of snow in three days, city of Steamboat Springs employees are trying to keep up with snow removal.

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Forecaster Mike Weissbluth keeps an eye on the sky

Steamboat Springs resident Mike Weissbluth developed an appetite for weather forecasting at an early age.

Snow, snow and more snow in forecast

Christmas week could be a very snowy one in Steamboat Springs.

Snow returns to the forecast

Winter air service begins Dec. 17, and the first Steamboat Springs visitors likely will be welcomed by fresh snow at the Steamboat Ski Area.

Rabbit Ears Pass sees above average snowpack

Recent storms have helped build an above average snowpack on Rabbit Ears Pass.

Chance for snow returns to Steamboat area

Weather forecasters are calling for snow, but perhaps not as much as they initially thought.

20 crashes occurred during Monday storm

Routt County drivers got a crash course in winter driving Monday as snow fell throughout the day.

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Snowfall expected regularly through the week in Steamboat

Precipitation expected regularly through week

As much as a foot of snowfall could fall in the mountains near Steamboat Springs as part of a major storm system hitting the area Monday, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service.