Snow totals over 30 inches in parts of Grand County |

Snow totals over 30 inches in parts of Grand County

Sky-Hi News staff report
Winter Park Resort's snow stake maxed out during Friday's heavy storm. The resort is reporting 30 inches of snow.
Winter Park Resort

Heavy snow closed roads across the county Friday, with some parts of Grand seeing more than 30 inches of accumulation.

The National Weather Service recorded 32.5 inches of snow at Berthoud Pass in the last 24 hours. Winter Park saw 30 inches and Grand Lake got 18 inches.

Rabbits Ear Pass has accumulated over 50 inches in the past day.

Meteorologist Joel Gratz of is reporting 30 inches at Winter Park Resort from the storm. He predicted a dry day Saturday, with another storm coming in Saturday night through Monday.

While the storm will not rival this one’s 30 inches, it could drop a powdery 4-8 more inches on the mountain.

Granby Ranch saw 13 inches Friday and a total of 33 inches from the storm system.

An avalanche warning remains in effect until 8 a.m. Sunday for high elevation parts of the county.

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