Elkhead and Park Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:43 AM MST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon MST

* locations include the cities of... Rio Blanco... Columbine...
Hahns Peak... Toponas... Aspen... Vail... Snowmass... Buford...
Trappers Lake.

* Timing... periods of snow will continue through Tuesday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts
over the higher terrain of The Flat Tops and park ranges.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Impacts... mountain roadways will be snow packed with winter
driving conditions continuing through the middle of the week.
Visibilities will be reduced to under a half mile at times
during the heaviest snowfall.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while

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