... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST Friday...
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Friday night
through Sunday afternoon...
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow remains in effect until 5 PM MST
Friday. A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Friday
night through Sunday afternoon.
* Snow accumulations... through Friday accumulations of 3 to 6
inches will be possible below 7500 feet with higher amounts of
6 to 12 inches possible above. There is potential for
continued heavy snowfall this weekend with several more inches
of accumulation and upwards of 2 feet on the highest peaks
near the Colorado border by late Sunday.
* Timing... snow will intensify tonight becoming heavy at times.
Snowfall will then decrease in intensity on Friday... but
another storm system should bring additional and heavier
accumulations into the weekend.
* Winds... significant winds are not expected at this time.
* Snow levels... temperatures will turn cold enough for snow at
all locations tonight... remaining that way through Friday.
Snow levels will raise to near 7500 to 8500 feet during the
daytime Saturday and Sunday.
* Local impacts... deteriorating Road conditions and reduced
visibilities will make for hazardous travel with periods of
heavy snow. There is potential for structural damage to homes
and buildings by this weekend due to heavy wet snow
accumulation on rooftops.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food...
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.