NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Still In Effect In Colorado | 2-4″ of Additional Snowfall Through Tonight

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

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.

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

This storm is relatively typical, as a rise in elevation will lead to high snowfall accumulations and more dangerous travel conditions.

Additional Storm Info:

Storm totals. Image: NOAA Grand Junction, CO
Additional snow accumulations. Image: NOAA Denver, CO

Colorado: 2-4″ of Additional Snowfall Through Tonight

* Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches, 
  with localized amounts up to 20 inches, are
- NOAA Grand Junction, CO
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

CO Winter Storm Warning:

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


* 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

* 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.

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