NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Colorado | 4-10″ of Snow Tonight – Friday

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PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Colorado. It’s in effect from Midnight Tonight – 12:00pm on Friday. Snow is forecasted to impact the area, along with some strong winds. If you’re looking for some powder turns tomorrow, head to Copper Mountain, CO.

4-10″ of Snow Tonight – Friday.

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

The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for areas above 9,000ft, so that’s where the highest accumulations are forecasted to occur.

Additional Storm Info:

Mountain snowfall is on tap for Copper Mountain, CO. Image: NOAA Denver, CO
CO snowfall totals. Image: NOAA Grand Junction, CO

Colorado: 4-10″ of Snow Tonight – Friday

* Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 10 inches, are expected.
- NOAA Denver, CO
Low temperatures this morning. Image: NOAA Denver, CO
CO snowpack on April 3rd, 2018. Image: NOAA

CO Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
401 AM MDT Thu Apr 5 2018

Rabbit Ears Pass-
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 East Slopes Park and Northern Gore
Ranges, Gore Pass, Rabbit Ears Pass, 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 IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON MDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 10 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Rabbit Ears Pass, Rocky Mountain National Park and the
  Medicine Bow Range and The Mountains of Summit County, the
  Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to noon MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Friday. Expect reduced
  visibilities at times.
March powder turns at Copper Mountain, CO. Image: Tripp Fay

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