Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Weather Advisories, & Winter Storm Watches have been issued for Colorado from Monday Morning – Tuesday Night. Heavy snowfall and difficult travel conditions are expected to impact the area.
12-18″ of snow is expected to fall through Tuesday Night.
Cold temperatures are expected to stick around throughout this storm, which will ensure that any precipitation falling at ski resorts will fall in the form of snow.
Colorado: 12-18″ of Snow Monday Morning-Tuesday Night
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 to 18 inches. - NOAA Grand Junction, CO
Colorado Winter Storm Warning:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Junction CO 326 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017 West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Northwest San Juan Mountains- Southwest San Juan Mountains- ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST TUESDAY NIGHT... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow, which is in effect from 6 AM Monday to midnight MST Tuesday night. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. * LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Silverton...Telluride...Rico...Dallas Divide...Crested Butte...Taylor Park. * Timing...Snow is expected to start over the higher peaks prior to sunrise on Monday and become widespread and lower in elevation throughout the day. Snow...heavy at times...will then continue into Tuesday evening. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 to 18 inches. * WINDS...Southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph above 9500 feet Monday through Tuesday morning. Winds gradually turn westerly then northwest and decrease Tuesday afternoon. * VISIBILITY...Less than one half mile in moderate to heavy snow and blowing snow. * Impacts...Heavy snowfall and strong winds will quickly create hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy to snow-packed at times.