Heavy Snow Continues For Colorado | 10-20+” of Total Snow Accumulation Through Tuesday Night

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PUPRLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

Winter Weather continues to hit Western Colorado hard. Heavy snowfall and high winds are impacting the area, making for difficult travel conditions in the mountains. The skiing is great though!

10-20+” of total snow accumulation through Tuesday Night.

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Only snow is expected to hit the mountains with this storm. Cold temperatures are present in the mountains and it is pretty windy elsewhere.

Storm expectations. Image: NOAA Pueblo, CO
Tuesday expectations. Image: NOAA Pueblo, CO

Colorado: 3-6″ of Additional Snowfall Today

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...Additional accumulations of 3 to 6 inches.
- NOAA Pueblo, CO
Winter continues today. Image: NOAA Grand Junction, CO
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Colorado Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
556 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
INCLUDING North Pass, Cumbres Pass, and Wolf Creek Pass

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...The La Garita and eastern San Juan Mountains above
10000 feet...including Wolf Creek and Cumbres Passes.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...a storm system will track across the region
  bringing snow through this afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...Additional accumulations of 3 to 6 inches.

* WIND...southwest at 15 to 30, gusting to 50 mph causing areas
  of blowing snow and poor visibility. Winds shifting to west to
  northwest 20 to 30 mph by this afternoon.

* IMPACT...travel will be hazardous due to heavy, blowing snow,
  poor visibility and icy or snow covered roads. the heaviest
  snow will occur mainly this morning.
Fresh Snow at Keystone Today. Image: Keystone Facebook Page

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