Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 5:58 PM MDT Apr. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Friday evening
through Saturday afternoon...

* timing... snow will develop by Friday evening and may be heavy
at times Friday night into Saturday morning. Snow will
decrease Saturday afternoon.

* 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 will likely become snow and slush covered with
the onset of heavier snow Friday evening. Hazardous travel
conditions are expected to last into Saturday. Wet snow may
also accumulate on already leafed out trees, resulting in
broken tree limbs and scattered power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.