The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Colorado. It’s in effect through 6:00am Tuesday Morning. Heavy snowfall is expected to occur Today – Tonight, making for dangerous travel conditions on mountain passes.
5-10+” of Snow Today – Tuesday Morning In Colorado.
The Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for terrain over 9,000ft, which is where snow levels are expected to hover.
Additional Storm Info:
Colorado: 5-10+” of Snow Above 9,000ft Today – Tuesday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with locally higher amounts expected. - NOAA Grand Junction, CO
CO Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO 927 AM MST Mon Feb 12 2018 Grand and Battlement Mesas-West Elk and Sawatch Mountains- Including the city of Taylor Park ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST TUESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET... * WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with locally higher amounts expected. * WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas and West Elk and Sawatch Mountains. * WHEN...Until 6 AM MST Tuesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall may be heavy at times today through tonight. Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow reducing visibility over mountain passes. In addition, roads will become slushy this afternoon. Road surfaces should become icy and snow- packed tonight.