« View county listWinter Storm Watch
Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Including the cities of Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland,
Red Feather Lakes, Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown,
Idaho Springs, Westcreek, Castle Rock, Elbert, Fondis, Kiowa,
1019 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
* TIMING...Snowfall is expected develop in the high country by
early Friday afternoon and possibly become heavy at time by
Friday evening. Moderate snowfall may also develop on the
Palmer Divide and in the foothills by Friday evening. Moderate
to heavy snowfall could linger in these areas through Saturday
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Up to 1 foot possible.
* WIND/VISIBILITY...Northeast winds 15 to 30 mph, with the
strongest winds on the plains. Visibility may be reduced to a
quarter mile in heavy snow.
* IMPACTS...Roads are likely to become snow and slush covered with
the heavier snowfall Friday night. Hazardous travel conditions
may linger into Saturday. Wet snow may also accumulate on
already leafed out trees, resulting in broken tree limbs and
scattered power outages.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.