The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch and Winter Weather Advisory for Colorado. They are in effect Wednesday Afternoon – Thursday Morning. Temperatures are expected to drop substantially, which will turn precipitation from rain to snow. If you’re looking for some may powder turns, you’re going to want to head to Colorado on Thursday.
Up To 20″ of Snow Wednesday – Thursday Morning.
There are currently 3 ski resorts open in Colorado including: Winter Park Resort, Loveland Resort, and Arapahoe Basin.
The Winter Storm Watch is in effect for areas above 9,000ft, but accumulating snowfall is forecasted to occur above 7,000ft.
Additional Storm Info:
Colorado: Up To 20″ of Snow Wednesday – Thursday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches, with localized amounts up to 20 inches, are possible. - NOAA Denver, CO
CO Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Denver CO 340 AM MDT Tue May 1 2018 Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range- Including the cities of Cameron Pass, Laramie and Medicine Bow Mountains, Rabbit Ears Range, Rocky Mountain National Park, and Willow Creek Pass ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches, with localized amounts up to 20 inches, are possible. * WHERE...Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range. * WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.