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Winter Weather Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Thu 10/10/2019 12:58 AM EDT

End Time

Thu 10/10/2019 02:00 PM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Moderate impact

Headline

...THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED THIS MORNING OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL COLORADO...
.A strong cold front will continue moving across the region this morning, bringing much colder air and snowfall to much of northern and central Colorado. 2-6 inches of snow should accumulate in portions of the northern and central mountains of Colorado. The snowfall will impact all roads through the northern and central Colorado mountains, especially over Vail and Rabbit Ears Pass.

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Junction CO 1058 PM MDT Wed Oct 9 2019 ...THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED THIS MORNING OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL COLORADO... .A strong cold front will continue moving across the region this morning, bringing much colder air and snowfall to much of northern and central Colorado. 2-6 inches of snow should accumulate in portions of the northern and central mountains of Colorado. The snowfall will impact all roads through the northern and central Colorado mountains, especially over Vail and Rabbit Ears Pass. COZ004-009-010-013-101300- /O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-191010T1800Z/ Elkhead and Park Mountains-Grand and Battlement Mesas- Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops- Including the cities of Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Buford, and Trappers Lake 1058 PM MDT Wed Oct 9 2019 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches with locally higher amounts possible at higher elevations. * WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains, Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys, Flat Tops and Grand and Battlement Mesas. * WHEN...Through noon MDT Today. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions this morning with patches of icy and snow-packed conditions, especially Interstate 70 over Vail Pass and Highway 40 over Rabbit Ears Pass.. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This will be the first significant snowfall to impact travel conditions this season. Anyone planning travel in the Colorado northern and central mountains should be prepared for winter driving conditions including snow-packed and icy roads, poor visibility in heavy snow showers and very cold temperatures. Pack some winter clothing just in case of an accident or significant delay. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. &&