Heavy Snowfall On Tap For Colorado | Up To 20″ In Winter Storm Warning Region | Up To 15″ In Winter Weather Advisory Region

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PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory for Colorado. They are in effect Today – 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″ In The Winter Storm Region & Up To 15″ In The Winter Weather Advisory Region.

There are currently 3 ski resorts open in Colorado including: Winter Park Resort, Loveland Resort, and Arapahoe Basin.

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

The Winter Advisories are in effect for areas above 9,000ft, but accumulating snowfall is forecasted to occur above 7,500ft.

Additional Storm Info:

Spring storm. Image: NOAA Denver, CO
Snowfall totals. Image: NOAA Grand Junction, CO

Colorado: Up To 15″ of Snow Today – Thursday

* Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10
  inches, with localized amounts 
    up to 15 inches, are expected.
- NOAA Grand Junction, CO
Low pressure affecting the area. Image: NOAA Pueblo, CO
Strong storms over the plains. Image: NOAA Denver, CO
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

CO Winter Weather Advisory:

National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
447 AM MDT Wed May 2 2018

Elkhead and Park Mountains-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops-
Including the city of Trappers Lake

ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10
  inches, with localized amounts up to 15 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains, Grand and Battlement Mesas,
   Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys and Flat Tops.

* WHEN...Until noon MDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions with
  reduced visibilities at times.

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