Winter Storm Warning Issued: Extreme Cold and Up to 15 Inches of Snow Expected in Northern Colorado
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for northern Colorado. The warning begins tonight at 6pm (Tuesday, December 3, 2013) and will remain in effect until 6pm Wednesday night (December 4, 2013)
The National Weather Service says that we will definitely be hit by snow and cold temperatures. There is an arctic airmass rolling over Colorado. Day time temps this week will peak in the single digits at times and the overnight lows will sink below zero.
As we bundle up this week remember to be sure to check our webcam streams of the roads in and around northern Colorado from CDOT. We will also be constantly updating our weather page.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MST WEDNESDAY... * TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 15 INCHES BY LATE WEDNESDAY... HEAVIEST NEAR THE FOOTHILLS. * WIND/VISIBILITY...BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES. * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADWAYS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.