The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Colorado.
It’s in effect until 6:00pm this evening.
High winds and persistent snowfall are expected to impact the area throughout this time.
- 2-5″ of Additional Snowfall Today
- Wind Gusts of 45 MPH Over Ridges
“Wintry weather continues over the Front Range Mountains through early this evening, followed by a warming and drying trend through the weekend. Potential return of showers and storms Memorial Day through Tuesday.”
– NOAA Denver, CO
Accumulating snowfall will mainly occur above 10,000ft.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and below average temperatures in Colorado.
Additional Storm Info:
Colorado: 2-5″ of Additional Snowfall Today
* Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. - NOAA Denver, CO
Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Denver CO 544 AM MDT Thu May 23 2019 ...MORE SNOW FOR THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS TODAY... .After a break in the snow this morning, showers will increase again this afternoon. Periods of moderate to heavy snow are expected this afternoon over the mountains, with accumulations mainly above 10,000 feet. This will produce slushy or snow covered roads over the mountain passes. The heaviest snow overnight was in the mountains around Hoosier Pass, Loveland Pass, and Berthoud Pass, where 3 to 7 inches fell. Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range- The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks- Including the cities of Cameron Pass, Laramie and Medicine Bow Mountains, Rabbit Ears Range, Rocky Mountain National Park, Willow Creek Pass, Berthoud Pass, Breckenridge, East Slopes Mosquito Range, East Slopes Southern Gore Range, Eisenhower Tunnel, Indian Peaks, Kenosha Mountains, Mount Evans, Williams Fork Mountains, and Winter Park ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph over the ridges. * WHERE...Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range and The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks. * WHEN...Showers will become numerous and heavy at times this afternoon, then diminish early this evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be difficult at times with slushy or snow covered roads.