The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Colorado. It’s in effect from early this morning through late tonight. Snow is expected to pick up this morning and become moderate to heavy at times this afternoon.
Snow levels are expected to hover around 5,500ft in northern Colorado, while they will be around 8,500ft in the San Juans.
"Snow will again pick up in coverage and intensity through the early morning hours...becoming moderate to heavy at times through Thursday afternoon." - NOAA Denver, CO
Colorado: 3-6+” of Snow Through Tonight
* Accumulations will be 3 to 6 inches with higher amounts up to 10 inches expected along West facing slopes of Summit county. - NOAA Denver, CO Today
Additional Storm Info:
CO Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Denver CO 422 AM MDT Thu Oct 11 2018 The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks- Including the cities of Berthoud Pass, Breckenridge, East Slopes Mosquito Range, East Slopes Southern Gore Range, Eisenhower Tunnel, Indian Peaks, Kenosha Mountains, Mount Evans, Williams Fork Mountains, and Winter Park ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT... * WHAT...Snow snow showers expected to become widespread by later this morning. Accumulations will be 3 to 6 inches with higher amounts up to 10 inches expected along West facing slopes of Summit county. * WHERE...The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks. * WHEN...6 AM This morning until midnight MDT Thursday night. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on winter driving conditions today with icy and snowpacked roads possible over the mountain passes.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for below average temperatures and below average precipitation in Colorado.