Grand and Battlement Mesas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

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

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this
evening above 8500 feet...

* locations include... Crested Butte and Taylor Park.

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

* Snow accumulation... 4 to 8 inches above 8500 feet with locally
higher amounts.

* Snow level... dropping to mountain bases by sunrise. Snow levels
lift to near 8500 feet again during the afternoon.

* 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 Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.





1253 am MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this
evening above 8500 feet...

* locations include... Crested Butte and Taylor Park.

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

* Snow accumulation... 4 to 8 inches above 8500 feet with locally
higher amounts.

* Snow level... dropping to mountain bases by sunrise. Snow levels
lift to near 8500 feet again during the afternoon.

* 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 Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.