As of Friday, the resort was still looking at a possible early December opening date.
California is drenched or blanketed in snow after a powerful Thanksgiving storm. Everywhere, a lull in precipitation is possible Sunday evening, with most of the snow falling between later Sunday night and Monday morning.
Duluth appears in line to see the worst of the storm, with blizzard and lakeshore flood warnings in effect.
Temperatures will remain unseasonably cold throughout the week, with highs expected near 35 Sunday, 37 Monday, 36 Tuesday, 38 Wednesday, 41 Thursday, and 40 Friday, according to the weather service. To put this into context, Los Angeles typically receives around an inch of rain in all of November. It could be all rain on Sunday afternoon. The risk of debris flows will be greatest in recent burn scar locations, such as the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County from earlier this fall. They are advised to slow down and use caution while traveling. Waters rose near San Diego, submerging roads in at least two feet of water in some areas.
It was a remarkable turnabout in a week that began with thousands of people being chased from their homes by a wildfire in parched coastal mountains above Santa Barbara and worrisome data about California's moisture levels.
At the intermediate elevations from 2,500 feet to 5,000 feet, a quick meltdown of the snow combined with rain could cause streams and short-run rivers to surge out of their banks early next week.
Rain and snow showers continued in parts of the state Friday while skies elsewhere temporarily cleared but more inclement weather was on the horizon. The Lower-Hudson Valley should see 3 to 8 inches of snow.
"Although the exact snowfall amounts are still uncertain, travel impacts are likely Sunday afternoon into Monday", the National Weather Service tweeted.
Forecast models are all over the place on just how much snow, but majority now agree there will be snow and most of it will fall in places that have seen nearly exclusively rain so far.
Winter storm warnings extend across much of the world, and the forecast in Denver calls for 15 inches of snow.