NOAA: Potential “Heavy Snow” Event For Colorado This Week

NOAA: Potential “Heavy Snow” Event For Colorado This Week

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NOAA: Potential “Heavy Snow” Event For Colorado This Week

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CBS Channel 4 in Denver, Colorado is reporting the strong possibility of a prolonged snow event for Colorado this week. Snow accumulations will be in the range of 10 to 20 inches with higher amounts in the southwest San Juan mountains. 

 

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NOAA: ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY…

A PACIFIC STORM WILL STRENGTHEN OVER THE GREAT BASIN SUNDAY THEN MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO. SUNDAY NIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD ACROSS EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO FROM THE SOUTHWEST TO THE NORTHEAST. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE HIGH VALLEYS AND PLATEAUS…WITH RAIN OR RAIN AND SNOW MIXED IN THE LOWER VALLEYS. RAIN OR MIXED PRECIPITATION IN THE LOWER VALLEYS SHOULD CHANGE TO SNOW MONDAY NIGHT AS SNOW LEVELS LOWER FROM 6000 TO 7000 FEET SUNDAY NIGHT TO LESS THAN 5000 FEET MONDAY NIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM… ESPECIALLY OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO AND UTAH AND PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. NEGATIVE IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE ON ALL THE MAJOR HIGHWAYS ACROSS EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO…SO PLAN TRAVEL AND OTHER ACTIVITIES ACCORDINGLY.
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