NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Wactch for Colorado that will last from Sunday evening until Tuesday morning. Up to 20″ of snowfall is forecast for the southwest quarter of Colorado including Telluride, Silverton, and Wolf Creek.
A POTENT PACIFIC STORM WILL INTERACT WITH THE SUBTROPICAL JET TO BRING A ROUND OF ACTIVE WEATHER TO THE REGION. - NOAA Pueblo, CO today
NOAA is calling for 10-20″ of snow in the mountains of southwest CO with potentially over 20″ of snow in the San Juans.
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY MORNING WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. - NOAA Grand Junction, CO toda
Snow levels will be around 7,000-feet during this Sunday – Tuesday storm.
FIRST THOUGHT IS SNOW LEVELS AROUND 7KFT MONDAY MORNING. - NOAA Grand Junction, CO today
Colorado has 7 ski resorts currently open (24 ski resorts open in North America right now) but the only one open that’s under this Winter Storm Watch is Wolf Creek. Wofly is gonna have a few very big powder days next week.
SKI RESORTS OPEN in COLORADO RIGHT NOW:
- Arapahoe Basin
- Copper Mountain
- Wolf Creek
WINTER STORM WATCH for COLORADO:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 136 PM MST SAT NOV 14 2015 GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS- NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS- ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. * LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE... TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY... SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS. * TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE SUNDAY EVENING AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON MONDAY. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY MORNING WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. * WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH SHIFT TO NORTHWEST ON MONDAY AND DIMINISH MONDAY NIGHT. * VISIBILITY...POSSIBLY RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. * IMPACTS...THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY IN THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.