Skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts in Arizona will now have to wait until Sunday to take to the slopes in Flagstaff, as the Arizona Snowbowl has again postponed its opening because of a lack of snow.

The resort started making snow for the upcoming winter season in late September with the hope of opening Nov. 10.

Having amended the date once already, the resort now says Sunday is the more likely opening day.

A post on Arizona Snowbowl’s Facebook page last week laid out organizers’ frustrations. 

“Our snowmaking teams have had difficulty in producing enough snow to open and we have made the decision to delay our Nov. 10th opening,” the post said. “Mountain operations continue to prepare the mountain for opening day.”

The National Weather Service is forecasting highs in the mid to high50s over the next week for the Flagstaff area.

The low temperature is expected to drop to 22 by Friday. ,

Last season was an especially white one for the Flagstaff area ski resort.

The slopes remained open until the end of April, with more than 300 inches of snow throughout the season.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 


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