Issued At: Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 4:41 AM 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-
including the cities of bailey, central city, evergreen,
georgetown, idaho springs, and westcreek
441 am mdt wed may 17 2017
...winter storm watch remains in effect from late tonight through
* timing...rain is expected to change to snow wednesday night as
cold air moves into the area. snow is expected to continue
through friday afternoon before it dissipates.
* snow accumulations...12 to 20 inches possible.
* wind/visibility...visibility will fall below a quarter mile in
* 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.
a winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
continue to monitor the latest forecasts.