...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 8 am this morning to 8 PM MST Saturday...
* location...the eastern San Juans above 10000 feet...the Spanish Peaks region and the southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
* Cause and timing...a storm system moving through the Desert Southwest will bring abundant moisture northward into southern Colorado Friday and Saturday...leading to the potential for moderate to occasionally heavy snowfall.
* Snow accumulation...6 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts.
* Impact...roads will become icy and snow covered...making for hazardous travel conditions. Heavy wet snow will result in increased avalanche threat.
Winter storms may have strong winds and reduced visibility due to heavy snowfall and blowing snow. Snow accumulations of over 8 inches in the mountains may occur. If you are planning to travel in the watch area during the time of the watch...listen to the latest weather forecast and consider traveling at another time or by another Route. If you must travel in or through the watch area during the time of the watch...take along a winter survival kit.