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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 12:53 AM MDT Apr. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...

* locations include... Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Buford,
and Trappers Lake.

* Timing... snow showers will continue through midnight. The
heaviest snow is expected before sunrise this morning.

* Snow accumulation... 8 to 14 inches with locally heavier
amounts.

* Snow level... dropping to mountain bases by sunrise.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Visibility... less than 2 miles in moderate snow and below 1
mile in heavier showers.

* Impacts... higher elevation roads and highways will become icy
and snow packed with areas of slushy conditions below the
passes. Main impacts primarily above 9000 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





1253 am MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...

* locations include... Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Buford,
and Trappers Lake.

* Timing... snow showers will continue through midnight. The
heaviest snow is expected before sunrise this morning.

* Snow accumulation... 8 to 14 inches with locally heavier
amounts.

* Snow level... dropping to mountain bases by sunrise.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Visibility... less than 2 miles in moderate snow and below 1
mile in heavier showers.

* Impacts... higher elevation roads and highways will become icy
and snow packed with areas of slushy conditions below the
passes. Main impacts primarily above 9000 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





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