Plenty of snow, plenty of sunshine

After two weeks of heavy snowfall, Wolf Creek Ski area reports a base depth of 105 inches and with the National Weather Service having lifted the winter storm warning, forecasters are calling for mostly sunny conditions through Friday.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, daytime highs throughout the week should hover in the mid 30s, while nighttime lows will drop into the single digits and teens.

Blue skies should be expected over the Continental Divide and Wolf Creek Ski area, with the latest storm dropping just under three feet of snow in three days. The ski area reports 152 inches of snow in 15 days.

Current conditions are as follows:

Base depth (summit): 105 inches.

Base depth (midway): 102 inches.

New snow in 48 hours: 30 inches.

The roadway on U.S. 160 over Wolf Creek Pass is open, although travelers should expect snowpacked and icy conditions. Colo. 17 over Cumbres and La Manga passes is also open.

For current Colorado road information visit www.cotrip.org, or call (877) 315-7623.

For those venturing into New Mexico, current road conditions can be found at www.nmroads.com, or by calling (800) 432-4269.