NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the San Juan mountains including Wolf Creek ski area that is calling for 10-20″ of new snow. This advisory is in effect from now until 5pm Saturday. NOAA has this storm focused on Wolf Creek and they forecast “non-stop” snow through Saturday.
WOLF CREEK SKI AREA HAS REPORTED THREE INCHES SO FAR...AND EXPECT PRETTY MUCH NON-STOP SNOW THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY...COVERING THE HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD. SNOW RATES DO NOT LOOK TERRIBLY INTENSE...BUT WILL SEE THINGS PILE UP AND NOT OUT THE QUESTION THAT SOME SPOTS COULD APPROACH 2 FEET TOTAL BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND. - NOAA Pueblo, CO today
NOAA is forecasting a lot of snow with this storm with 10-24″ of snow forecast between now and Saturday. This is the best kind of storm for skiers and riders. Non stop, accumulating snow for days makes for terrific storm skiing.
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES TOTAL ACCUMULATION. - NOAA Pueblo, CO today
Wolf Creek has already gotten 3″ of snow today and they are forecast to get about 20 more inches…
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for COLORADO:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 854 AM MST THU NOV 26 2015 UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT- EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT- INCLUDING...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY. * LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. * CAUSE AND TIMING...A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY WITH PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES TOTAL ACCUMULATION. * IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW COVERED. LOW VISIBILITIES AND ICY ROADS WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS HOLIDAY TRAVEL CONDITIONS.