Alerts in Effect
Winter Storm WatchIssued at 13:55 Friday 19 January 2018
A Pacific storm system tracking across Colorado this weekend
will bring snow, possibly heavy at times, to the mountains and
plains of north central and northeast Colorado beginning in the
high country Saturday evening. Snow is expected to spread out
across the northeast plains of Colorado Saturday night, where
snowfall may be accompanied by northerly winds of 25 to 40 mph
Sunday afternoon. The gusty winds may produce areas of blowing
snow which may reduce visibilities in blowing snow. Snowfall is
expected to decrease from west to east Sunday afternoon and
evening, ending on the far northeast plains of Colorado by
midnight Sunday night.
* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions.
Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with localized
amounts up to 20 inches, are possible.
* WHERE...Rabbit Ears Pass, Rocky Mountain National Park and the
Medicine Bow Range, The Mountains of Summit County, the
Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks, The Northern Front Range
Foothills and The Southern Front Range Foothills.
* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
possible, particularly on the high mountain passes.