A winter storm is plowing across the Northern Rockies today leaving a slew of Winter Storm Warnings in its path. Wyoming, Montana, & Colorado will see big snow out of this system. Spotters are already reporting 2-4 inches of new snow in many areas. Up to 18” of new snow is expected in many high elevation locations.
These winter storm warning remains in effect until 6pm this evening.
NOAA Winter Storm Warning for Northern Rockies:
|…AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND NORTHERN
FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS TODAY……A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS WYOMING AND THE NORTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS TODAY. IN COLORADO THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS NORTH OF BERTHOUD PASS. IN THE FOOTHILLS AND
MOUNTAIN VALLEYS MOST OF THE SNOW WILL BE THIS MORNING…WHILE THE
SNOW WILL LINGER THROUGH THE DAY ON THE RIDGES.
EARLY MORNING REPORTS FROM AUTOMATED INSTRUMENTS AND SPOTTERS
INDICATED THAT 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW HAD ALREADY FALLEN IN THE
MOUNTAINS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70.
…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
* TIMING…SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY…DECREASING THIS EVENING. THE
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…6 TO 14 INCHES.
* WIND/VISIBILITY…WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
* IMPACTS…MOUNTAIN ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED.