The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Warnings & Winter Weather Advisories for Colorado. They are in effect until midnight tonight. High winds and heavy snowfall are forecasted to impact the area throughout this time period.
2-4″ of Additional Snowfall Through Tonight.
This storm is relatively typical, as a rise in elevation will lead to high snowfall accumulations and more dangerous travel conditions.
Additional Storm Info:
Colorado: 2-4″ of Additional Snowfall Through Tonight
* Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches, with localized amounts up to 20 inches, are expected. - NOAA Grand Junction, CO
CO Winter Storm Warning:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO 429 AM MST Thu Feb 15 2018 Elkhead and Park Mountains-Grand and Battlement Mesas- Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys- West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops- Including the cities of Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford, and Trappers Lake ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT... * WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow is expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches, with localized amounts up to 20 inches, are expected. * WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains, Grand and Battlement Mesas, Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys, West Elk and Sawatch Mountains and Flat Tops. * WHEN...Until midnight MST Thursday night. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 55 mph will cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.