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NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Colorado | 4-8″ of Snow Today – Friday Morning

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PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA/SnowBrains

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Colorado. It’s in effect from 12:00pm Today – 9:00am Friday morning. Snow is forecasted to impact the area throughout that time.

Colorado:

  • 4-8″ of Snow Today – Friday Morning

“A low pressure system passing to the south will bring snow showers for portions of southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah today through Friday. Cloud cover remains in place across the region today keeping temperatures below normal. The snow may result in dangerous road conditions, especially over mountain passes, so dial 511 for the latest road conditions. High pressure returns this weekend bringing back near normal temperatures.”

– NOAA Grand Junction, CO

Telluride Ski Resort and Purgatory Resort are set up well for this system.

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

Snow levels are forecasted to hover around 5,000ft throughout the storm.

The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average temperatures and above average precipitation in Colorado.

Additional Storm Info:

Snow across the southern mountains. Image: NOAA Grand Junction, CO

Colorado: 4-8″ of Snow Today – Friday Morning

* Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 
  4 to 8 inches expected.
- NOAA Grand Junction, CO
Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
342 AM MST Thu Dec 6 2018

Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
Rico, and Hesperus

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 AM MST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches
  expected.

* WHERE...Northwest San Juan Mountains and Southwest San Juan
  Mountains.

* WHEN...From noon today to 9 AM MST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions,
  especially over Red Mountain, Coal Bank and Molas Passes on
  Highway 550, Lizard Head Pass on Highway 145 and Slumgullion
  Pass on Highway 149.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

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