...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening...
* location...the northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 feet...the La Garita Mountains above 10000 feet...the eastern Sawatch mountains...and western Mosquito Range.
* Cause and timing...a storm system moving through the Desert Southwest will bring abundant moisture into southern Colorado today...leading to periods of moderate to occasionally heavy snowfall.
* Storm total snow accumulation...5 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts.
* Impact...roads become icy and snow covered at times...making for hazardous travel conditions. Heavy wet snow will result in increased avalanche threat.
If you are planning to travel in the advisory area during the time of the advisory...listen to the latest weather forecast and consider traveling at another time or by another Route.