The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Storm Watches for Colorado. A spring storm system is expected to stick around through Tuesday afternoon and then more unsettled arrives throughout the week.
4-8+” of snow through Tuesday Afternoon.
Substantial accumulation is expected above 10,000ft, as the first part of this system is relatively warm air.
Additional Storm Information:
Colorado: 4-8+” of Snow Through Tuesday Afternoon
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts. - NOAA Grand Junction, CO
Colorado Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO 1109 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017 Elkhead and Park Mountains- Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys- West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops- 1109 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET... * LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Taylor Park, Trappers Lake and many high elevation mountain passes including Rabbit Ears Pass, Vail Pass, McClure Pass and Independence Pass. * TIMING...Late this evening through Tuesday evening. Heaviest during the overnight hours tonight. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts. * WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * IMPACTS...The moderate to locally heavy snow will make travel difficult across many mountain passes.