Eighteen inches of snow for Colorado

National Weather Service – Winter Storm Warning – Snowfall will range from 8 to 12 inches with local accumulations up to 18 inches.


5 Oct 11 – URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE – THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO CO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW … FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM MDT FRIDAY.

* LOCATION… LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT – EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT- INCLUDING… NORTH PASS… CUMBRES PASS… WOLF CREEK PASS.

* SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 8 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 18 INCHES ACROSS THE FAVORED SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES OF THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.

* WIND…SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACT…SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CA– USE TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN PASSES…SUCH AS WOLF CREEK…LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

Thanks to Jay Curtis for this info


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