…ACCUMULATING SNOW FOR THE HIGH COUNTRY and along the Front
Range… Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches (15-30 cm) expected.
National Weather Service Forecast for Estes Park CO – May 8, 2019
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM THURSDAY.
Snow showers will increase in the mountains this afternoon and continue through Thursday. Rain showers will gradually change to snow in the foothills through the afternoon and should be all snow by this evening.
Significant snow accumulations are expected over the higher foothills and north central Colorado mountains… roads will likely become snow covered and icy overnight into Thursday morning.
Along the front range. rain will change to snow by mid to late evening and continue into Thursday morning. Roads across the Palmer Divide could become icy and snowpacked late tonight into Thursday morning, for the morning commute, with 3 to 6 inches of accumulation.
Over the urban corridor snow amounts from 1 to 4 inches may occur with accumulations confined to grassy areas.
Locally higher accumulations may occur near the base of the foothills with up to 6 inches possible.
* WHERE…Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range and The Northern Front Range Foothills.
Travel could be hazardous with slushy and snow covered roads at times.
Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet
South and East Jackson, Larimer, North and Northeast Grand, Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet
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