Colorado will be getting in on the Pacific Storm Track that is setting up beautifully right now. NOAA is forecasting a storm Friday, Saturday night, and another on Wednesday.
Vail, Aspen, Snowmass, Telluride and more mountain location are under a Winter Weather Advisory Friday and Saturday. 4-10″ of snowfall is forecast
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS EAST AND NORTH OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS. - NOAA Denver, CO today
Colorado has been crushing it this year with Wolf Creek already at a whopping 269″ of snowfall this season which puts them in the to 5 snowfall totals in North America.
Here’s who’s gotten the most snow in CO this season (as of Jan. 11th)
TOP 5 COLORADO SNOWFALL TOTALS:
#1. Wolf Creek = 269″
#2. Steamboat = 181″
#3. Telluride = 161″
#4. Loveland = 157″
#5. Purgatory = 150″
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for COLORADO:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 247 PM MST THU JAN 14 2016 ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS- GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLAT TOPS- ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM MST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM MST SATURDAY. * LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS... SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE. * TIMING...SNOW WILL PICK UP AGAIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND INCREASE BY MIDDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS EAST AND NORTH OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS. * WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH... BECOMING NORTHWEST FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * VISIBILITIES...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY WILL BE EXPECTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. * IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...