Up to 12" for Southwest Colorado Today and Tomorrow | 10" for Taos

Up to 12" for Southwest Colorado Today and Tomorrow | 10" for Taos

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Up to 12" for Southwest Colorado Today and Tomorrow | 10" for Taos

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The entire central Rocky Mountain chain is getting lit up right now and southwest Colorado is definitely feeling the love.

Colorado

Photo Credit: NWS Grand Junction

Photo Credit: NWS Grand Junction

Telluride and the surrounding San Juans are forecasted to get up to 12″ between now and 9pm tomorrow. Not to mention the system extends southeast and should cover up Wolf Creek Ski Area and Crested Butte with significant snow totals as well.

Also: Silverton Mountain opens on December 19th for unguided skiing!

New Mexico

New Mexico is benefitting from the flow as well with up to 10″ for the Sangre De Cristo range, which includes Taos!

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Got “Powder Tuesday” off? You lucky SOB…

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Winter Weather Advisory (San Juans)

NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
316 AM MST MON DEC 14 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST
TUESDAY…

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF…OURAY…TELLURIDE…LAKE
CITY…SILVERTON…RICO…HESPERUS.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING BECOMING WIDESPREAD
AND HEAVY BY MIDDAY. SNOW DECREASES IN INTENSITY THIS EVENING
WITH PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH TOMORROW EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS…SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH…
SHIFTING TO THE WEST AND DECREASING THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS…TRAVELLERS CAN EXPECT ICY AND SNOW PACKED ROADS
ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE
WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WINDS WILL RESULT IN SHARPLY REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

Winter Weather Advisory (Sangre De Cristo)

NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-403 AM MST MON DEC 14 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 PM MST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OF UP TO
10 INCHES.

* TIMING…LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS…WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS…TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS….DRY FLUFFY SNOW AND WIND WILL CREATE AREAS OF
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY. BITTERLY COLD
TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE TREACHEROUS
TRAVEL IN THE HIGH TERRAIN.

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