The snow continues in Colorado as a spring storm is impacting the area throughout the day today. Then a high intensity storm is expected to impact the area early this weekend. It could bring substantial snow accumulations across a wide range of elevations.
8-14+” of snow is expected to fall through Thursday.
Snow levels will drop to mountain bases by early Thursday Morning and they are expected to stay at that level.
Additional Storm Information:
Colorado: 8-14+” of Snow Through Thursday
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 14 inches with locally heavier amounts. - NOAA Grand Junction, CO
Colorado Winter Storm Warning:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Junction CO 105 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017 Elkhead and Park Mountains-Flat Tops- 105 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT MDT THURSDAY NIGHT... * LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Buford, and Trappers Lake. * TIMING...Snow showers increase in coverage and intensity tonight and will continue through Thursday night. The heaviest snow is expected late tonight. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 14 inches with locally heavier amounts. * SNOW LEVEL...Near 8500 feet this evening, dropping to mountain bases by Thursday morning. * WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. * VISIBILITY...Less than 2 miles in moderate snow and below 1 mile in heavier showers. * IMPACTS...Higher elevation roads and highways will become icy and snow packed with areas of slushy conditions below the passes. Main impacts primarily above 9000 feet.