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Winter Weather Advisory

Status

Event Extended (Area) Expired

Start Time

Thu 10/10/2019 02:13 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 to 6 inches of snow should accumulate in portions of the northern and central mountains of Colorado, with 2 to 4 inches near Steamboat Springs. 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 1213 AM MDT Thu Oct 10 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 to 6 inches of snow should accumulate in portions of the northern and central mountains of Colorado, with 2 to 4 inches near Steamboat Springs. The snowfall will impact all roads through the northern and central Colorado mountains, especially over Vail and Rabbit Ears Pass. COZ005-101800- /O.EXA.KGJT.WW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-191010T1800Z/ Upper Yampa River Basin- Including the city of Steamboat Springs 1213 AM MDT Thu Oct 10 2019 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY... * WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. * WHERE...Upper Yampa River Basin, including Steamboat Springs and Yampa. * WHEN...Until noon MDT today. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions, especially along Highway 40 to the east of Hayden through Steamboat Springs. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. 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 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. &&