A broad upper level trough extending across almost the entire continental U.S. has brought a series of strong spring storms across the Steamboat Springs area this week.
Much of the Yampa Valley woke up to a dusting of snow Tuesday morning, but it was a different story at higher elevations.
Winter weather Monday night took its toll on power lines maintained by Yampa Valley Electric Association in South Routt County.
Routt County residents woke up Friday morning to the realization that winter is not over yet.
Forecast calls for rain changing to snow overnight Thursday, April 20.
Warm conditions and little snow result in Steamboat Ski Area canceling the 2017 Splashdown Pond Skim.
Good days, bad days and scheduled changes are just part of the sports world in Steamboat Springs in the spring.
Kate Gmeiner's weather station, between downtown and the base of Steamboat Ski Area, confirms that precipitation has come in dribs and drabs early and late this month, with nothing but trace amounts in the middle of the month.
With temperatures reaching into the 60s over the weekend, we took our 360 camera to the Fish Creek Falls bridge. Check out the view:
It took only a few hours Saturday for the Yee-Haw Hill at Saddleback Ranch to turn from a great snow tubing hill into a water park.
“It’s actually just really distracting, trying to keep yourself moving and hands warm. Your ability to get from one place to another on the fretboard is limited.” - Steamboat guitarist Tyler Peyman
Some much needed snow was headed toward the Steamboat Springs area Tuesday.
Meteorologist Dennis Phillips said the average daily low temperature of 24.1 degrees here through Feb. 13 compares to the historic average minimum for this month of 6.5 degrees.
Steamboat Springs residents and visitors can expect to see every type of weather this week, with forecasts calling for periods of sun, rain and snow.
Steamboat Springs City Manager Gary Suiter is attributing a flurry of snow-removal complaints in the city to the combination of frequent, heavy snowfall and small private contractors not following plowing rules.
After several days of low clouds in the Yampa Valley, the sun returned to Steamboat Springs on Tuesday. Snow might return to the area as soon as Friday.
Old Town Steamboat residents were working hard Thursday to remove snow from their driveways after 23 inches of snow fall in three days in city.
Steamboat meteorologist Michael Weissbluth expects as much as 1 to 2 feet of snow on the Thursday morning ski report.
A strong storm moving from the Pacific Northwest coast is expected to reach Steamboat Springs Monday, bringing chilly temperatures and a good chance of snowfall throughout the week.
A strong storm approaching Friday is expected to favor the mountains in southern Colorado, but Steamboat Springs should get its share of powder.