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Chris Moreno, a veteran with the Colorado Department of Transportation, uses a blower Tuesday afternoon to clear snow from the east shoulder of U.S. Highway 550 near Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. Mostly sunny skies are expected in Durango until Saturday, when the National Weather Service’s Grand Junction office expects more clouds, but no precipitation, to move into Southwest Colorado. Enlargephoto

STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald

Chris Moreno, a veteran with the Colorado Department of Transportation, uses a blower Tuesday afternoon to clear snow from the east shoulder of U.S. Highway 550 near Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. Mostly sunny skies are expected in Durango until Saturday, when the National Weather Service’s Grand Junction office expects more clouds, but no precipitation, to move into Southwest Colorado.