CUCHARA MOUNTAIN RESORT


Winter Weather Advisory currently in effect for Cuchara Mountain Resort. * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 3 inches. * WHERE...Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Huerfano and Western Las Animas Counties. * WHEN...Until 1 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

  • Snowpack
  • 16.0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 4% below the seasonal average of 21". The highest snowpack in recent years was in 2019, when snowpack depth was observed at 39.0 inches.
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • -1.0" of snowmelt over the past 24 hours has receeded the total snowpack to 16.0" and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 6.0".

  • Air Temp
  • 27°
  • Forecast models predict more snow this week in colorado, with up to 6" of new snowfall on the slopes in the next 5 days.

Snow Forecast

  • Next 5 Days
  • 5-8"
  • Today, Snow, mainly before 10am. High near 27. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Source: CAIC

Nearby Snow Forecasts

Hourly snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Trinchera C Ab Mtn Home Re
USGS 08241000
5 cfs 0.4 ft
Trinchera C Ab Turners Ranch
USGS 08240500
6 cfs 3.2 ft
Canadian River Near Taylor Springs
USGS 07211500
0 cfs 3.0 ft
Cimarron River Near Cimarron
USGS 07207000
13 cfs 2.3 ft
Rio Grande Near Cerro
USGS 08263500
294 cfs 3.1 ft
Sangre De Cristo Creek Near Fort Garland
USGS 08241500
10 cfs 1.4 ft
St. Charles River At Vineland
USGS 07108900
7 cfs 2.3 ft
Casias Creek Near Costilla
USGS 08253000
3 cfs 3.3 ft
Grape Creek Near Westcliffe
USGS 07095000
26 cfs 0.8 ft
Rio Lucero Near Arroyo Seco
USGS 08271000
4 cfs 1.7 ft
Cimarron River Below Eagle Nest Dam
USGS 07206000
4 cfs 0.4 ft
Huerfano River At Badito
USGS 07112500
12 cfs 1.7 ft
Arkansas River Tributary Above Hwy 227 At Pueblo
USGS 07099973
3 cfs 1.6 ft
Culebra Creek At San Luis
USGS 08250000
18 cfs 0.4 ft
Rio Grande Del Rancho Near Talpa
USGS 08275500
4 cfs 4.3 ft
Red River Below Fish Hatchery
USGS 08266820
38 cfs 4.4 ft
Costilla Creek Near Costilla
USGS 08255500
5 cfs 1.5 ft
North Crestone Creek Near Crestone
USGS 08227500
-999 cfs 0.0 ft
Fountain Creek At Pueblo
USGS 07106500
107 cfs 3.1 ft
Rio Grande Near Lobatos
USGS 08251500
766 cfs 2.3 ft
Arkansas River At Moffat Street At Pueblo
USGS 07099970
80 cfs 7.8 ft
Vermejo River Near Dawson
USGS 07203000
2 cfs 3.1 ft
Cucharas River At Boyd Ranch
USGS 07114000
5 cfs 1.7 ft
Rio Hondo Near Valdez
USGS 08267500
28 cfs 2.2 ft
Huerfano R At Manzanares Xing
USGS 07111000
5 cfs 3.2 ft
Purgatoire River At Trinidad
USGS 07124500
0 cfs 0.4 ft
Costilla Creek Below Costilla Dam
USGS 08254000
1 cfs 1.2 ft
Rio Pueblo De Taos Below Los Cordovas
USGS 08276300
49 cfs 6.4 ft
Red River Near Questa
USGS 08265000
12 cfs 2.2 ft
Trinchera Creek Below Smith Res
USGS 08243500
0 cfs 2.6 ft
Cottonwood Creek Near Crestone
USGS 08229500
-999 cfs 0.0 ft
Purgatoire River Below Trinidad Lake
USGS 07124410
0 cfs 4.0 ft
Rio Grande Blw Taos Junction Bridge Near Taos
USGS 08276500
423 cfs 3.9 ft
Rio Pueblo De Taos Near Taos
USGS 08269000
5 cfs 0.6 ft
Costilla Creek Above Costilla Dam
USGS 08252500
1 cfs 1.6 ft
Ute Creek Near Fort Garland
USGS 08242500
-999 cfs 0.8 ft
Arkansas River At Portland
USGS 07097000
243 cfs 1.2 ft
Arkansas River Above Pueblo
USGS 07099400
48 cfs 1.6 ft
Rio Grande Ab Mouth Trinchera C Nr Lasauses
USGS 08240000
205 cfs 2.4 ft
Santistevan Creek Near Costilla
USGS 08253500
0 cfs 0.3 ft
Rayado Creek Near Cimarron
USGS 07208500
3 cfs 2.2 ft
Purgatoire River At Madrid
USGS 07124200
10 cfs 2.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
cheesman
SNOTEL CHEC2
0.22" 0"
Shuree
SNOTEL 1169
26" -1"
Trinchera
SNOTEL 829
39" 0"
Taos Powderhorn
SNOTEL 1168
48" -1"
cripple creek,co
SNOTEL CRIC2
5.53" -0.29"
fort garland 13.3 e, co
SNOTEL CO-CS-31
15.35" -0.18"
Ute Creek
SNOTEL 1005
42" 0"
Culebra #2
SNOTEL 430
49" 1"
Palo
SNOTEL 1170
25" -1"
Rio Santa Barbara
SNOTEL 1254
36" 0"
Medano Pass
SNOTEL 914
20" 0"
Wesner Springs
SNOTEL 854
20" -3"
Gallegos Peak
SNOTEL 491
30" 0"
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
8.6" -0.51"
eagle nest,nm
SNOTEL EGNN5
1.28" -0.97"
Tres Ritos
SNOTEL 1083
2" -1"
Whiskey Ck
SNOTEL 857
31" 0"
crestone 5.3 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-66
2.01" -0.5"
Glen Cove
SNOTEL 1057
9" 2"
apishapa rvr
SNOTEL AGRC2
0.29" 0"
North Costilla
SNOTEL 665
19" -1"
Tolby
SNOTEL 934
29" 0"

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