Winter Storm Warning

Issued At: Friday, 19 May 2017, 3:48 AM MDT
Expires At: Friday, 19 May 2017, 6:00 PM MDT

South and east jackson/larimer/north and northeast grand/ northwest boulder counties above 9000 feet- larimer and boulder counties between 6000 and 9000 feet- including the cities of cameron pass, laramie and medicine bow mountains, rabbit ears range, rocky mountain national park, willow creek pass, estes park, glendevey, nederland, and red feather lakes 348 am mdt fri may 19 2017 ...winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 pm mdt this evening... * timing...snow intensity will gradually decrease this morning. showers will continue through the afternoon and then gradually end this evening. * snow accumulations...additional snowfall of 2 to 5 inches, heaviest in larimer county. * impacts...travel will be difficult if not impossible on some mountain roads due to the depth of snow. the wet, heavy snow accumulating on leafed out trees has resulted in broken tree limbs and scattered power outages. precautionary/preparedness actions... a winter storm warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. only travel in an emergency. if you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.