Colorado's statewide snowpack is 116 percent of average as of November 18, 2015, according to Colorado SNOTEL Snowpack data provided by the National Water and Climate Center – 24 percent higher than last year at the same time.

See below for current total snowfall for all open Colorado ski areas:

The most recent winter storm spread its bounty of fresh powder across the state early this week. Winter Park Resort, open today for the 2015/2016 season, reported 15" of new snow in the past 48 hours.

Storm totals in southwest Colorado included Silverton Mountain with 30" (opens December 19), Telluride with 26" (opens November 26), and Wolf Creek Ski Area with 22".

Check the OnTheSnow Colorado Snow Report for more info.

Colorado Backcountry Status

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) has posted avalanche watches and warnings for mountain zones throughout the state, with dangerous avalanche conditions persisting following the most recent storm. Several backcountry travelers have triggered avalanches already this season.

New England Report

Colder temperatures enabled snowmaking to resume at some New England ski areas, and a bit of natural snow helped get lift spinning again.

Sunday River in Maine, with a base of 4-11", is running the Locke Mountain Triple chair with four groomed trails open: Sunday Punch, Tourist Trap, both Barker and Aurora Basins and Paradigm. Upper Sunday Punch also has several park features available. Lift tickets are $29.

Killington, with a base of 8-12", is running the North Ridge Triple chair serving Upper Great Northern, Rime, Reason and Upper East Fall, with top to bottom skiing and riding from the summit of K-1 to the open terrain. The Reason Park has six features available. End of day downloading is still required via the K-1 Express Gondola.

Bretton Woods Ski Area in New Hampshire has one life operating, the Zephyr Express High-Speed Quad, serving one run on a base of 6-12".

Sugarloaf began its snowmaking operations on November 14, 2015, but hasn't announced an opening day.