Winter Weather Advisory

Issued At: Thursday, 18 May 2017, 2:53 PM MDT
Expires At: Friday, 19 May 2017, 6:00 PM MDT

Roan and tavaputs plateaus-uncompahgre plateau and dallas divide- 253 pm mdt thu may 18 2017 ...winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6 pm mdt friday... * locations include...rio blanco, ridgway, and glade park. * timing...periods of moderate to heavy snow will occur through friday. lulls in snowfall are expected at times. * snow accumulation...an additional 2 to 4 inches, for a storm total of 5 to 10 inches. * winds...northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. * impacts...mountain passes will be icy and snowpacked with hazardous travel conditions likely, especially over douglas pass. backcountry travel will also be difficult. 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.