Mt. Ashland will be closed today due to "deteriorating weather and snow conditions," according to a news release.

Mt. Ashland will be closed today due to "deteriorating weather and snow conditions," according to a news release.

The morning report from the mountain said rain was falling on ungroomed, wet snow pack.

National Weather Service meteorologists said a winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. today, with a possibility of 4 to 8 inches of snow. Mt. Ashland is listed with a possible 2 to 4 inches.

"We do anticipate the conditions will improve by tomorrow and plan to reopen the ski area (then)," the news release said.

— Ryan Pfeil