Winter Storm Warning

Issued At: Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 7:13 PM MDT
Expires At: Friday, 19 May 2017, 6:00 PM MDT

Jefferson and west douglas counties above 6000 feet/gilpin/clear creek/northeast park counties below 9000 feet- 713 pm mdt wed may 17 2017 ...winter storm warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to 6 pm mdt friday... * timing...rain is expected to change to tonight as cold air moves into the area. snow is expected to continue through friday afternoon before it dissipates. * snow accumulations...12 to 24 inches. * wind/visibility...visibility will fall below a quarter mile in heavy snow. * impacts...roads will likely become snow and slush covered. wet snow may accumulate on leafed out trees, resulting in broken tree limbs and 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.