Forecast news: Widespread snowfall for the Colorado mountains #codrought #cowx

From the NWS Grand Junction office:

Another winter storm will move through the area today and tonight, then exist to the east Monday morning. Snow Advisories are in effect beginning this afternoon and lasting until 9 am Monday. Up to a foot of snow will fall over the higher northern and central mountains, with 5 to 10 inches over the San Juans. Between 5 adn 10 inches of new snow is expected over the Flat Tops Wilderness and Grand Mesa. From 4 to 8 inches of new snow will accumulate over the Uncompahgre Plateau and Abajo/La Sal mountains. Widespread rain, with rain and snow mixed tonight, is expected over the valleys.

From the NWS Pueblo office:

High temperatures will be well above average today across the area today except for the central and southwest mountains, where snow is expected to begin later this evening. The I-25 corridor, San Luis Valley, and eastern plains will be warm, windy, and dry this afternoon.

From The Denver Post:

A winter weather advisory has been issued for the northern mountains for late Sunday through Monday, covering the the north central and northeast parts of the state. The snow and blowing snow expected to develop overnight would created slow travel conditions and reduced visibility. Snow accumulations in mountain areas could range from four to eight inches, the Weather Service says. For the start of the work week Monday in metro Denver, expect cooler temperatures with a high of 42 degrees and a 40 percent chance of snow, perhaps an additional inch.

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