Dry weather leaves many in Durango wondering: Will it ever snow?

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Dry weather leaves many in Durango wondering: Will it ever snow?

La Niña forecast spells dry conditions for Southwest Colorado
A group of friends lounges at the base of Purgatory Resort on Wednesday in man-made snow. Purgatory General Manager Colin McBeath said all of the snow at the resort is currently man-made, and covers about 20 to 25 percent of the entire mountain.
Man-made snow covers the bunny hill at Purgatory Resort on Wednesday. The resort is fully staffed and doing everything it can to avoid layoffs – including reducing staff hours – amid unseasonably warm and dry temperatures across Southwest Colorado.
Bill Brown, owner of the Ski Barn, said Friday that skis and boots have been selling, but because of the warm weather, clothing hasn’t been doing so well.

Dry weather leaves many in Durango wondering: Will it ever snow?

A group of friends lounges at the base of Purgatory Resort on Wednesday in man-made snow. Purgatory General Manager Colin McBeath said all of the snow at the resort is currently man-made, and covers about 20 to 25 percent of the entire mountain.
Man-made snow covers the bunny hill at Purgatory Resort on Wednesday. The resort is fully staffed and doing everything it can to avoid layoffs – including reducing staff hours – amid unseasonably warm and dry temperatures across Southwest Colorado.
Bill Brown, owner of the Ski Barn, said Friday that skis and boots have been selling, but because of the warm weather, clothing hasn’t been doing so well.
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