Winter Weather Advisory

Issued At: Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 2:50 PM MDT
Expires At: Friday, 19 May 2017, 6:00 PM MDT

Uncompahgre plateau and dallas divide- 250 pm mdt wed may 17 2017 ...winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6 pm mdt friday... * locations include...ridgway and glade park. * timing...snow will continue through friday. the greatest accumulations will be from this afternoon through this evening. expect lulls from time to time thursday through friday with periods of moderate to heavy snow. * snow accumulation...3 to 7 inches with locally higher amounts. * snow level...greatest accumulations mainly above 9,000 feet. * winds...west-northwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. * impacts...mountain passes will be icy and snowpacked with hazardous travel conditions likely. 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.