Alerts in Effect
Winter Storm WarningIssued at 12:30 Friday 20 April 2018
A storm system will move across Colorado from west to east
through tonight. The Colorado mountains will see the highest
impact from this storm with snow expected to become heavy at
times this afternoon and evening. Embedded thunderstorms through
the afternoon will help to produce periods of heavier snowfall.
The foothills will see a mixture of rain and snow during the day,
with accumulations mainly above about 7000 feet. The snow levels
will lower Friday afternoon and evening, bringing a mix of rain
and snow as low as the Denver area overnight tonight. The storm
will move out of the state by late Saturday afternoon, with
precipitation in the mountains decreasing to scattered snow
* WHAT...Heavy snow. Snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches, with
localized amounts up to 14 inches, are expected.
* WHERE...Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow
Range and The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range,
and the Indian Peaks.
* WHEN...Until noon MDT Saturday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the evening commute. Expect significant
reductions in visibility at times.