Vail, CO (81658)

12:03 AM MDT on March 23, 2017 (GMT -0600)
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Elev -9999 ft 0.00 °N, 0.00 °E | Updated 4 minutes ago

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
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Rainfall --
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7:04 AM 7:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 26% visible
METAR KEGE 230556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/M02 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP079 6//// T00501022 10139 20050 401830028 56024 PNO $
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
7:04 AM 7:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 26% visible
METAR KEGE 230556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/M02 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP079 6//// T00501022 10139 20050 401830028 56024 PNO $

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:10 PM MDT Mar. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from midnight
tonight to 9 am MDT Friday...

* locations include... Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte,
Taylor Park, Marble, Buford, and Trappers Lake.

* Timing... snow is expected to begin around midnight at very high
elevations, with the snow level lowering during the day on
Thursday and snow continuing through Friday morning. The highest
snowfall rates are anticipated to occur Thursday night into
Friday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 4 to 6 inches, with locally greater
accumulations to 12 inches possible.

* Snow level... initially around 9000 feet dropping down to 8000
feet on Thursday before lowering further to 6000 feet early
Friday morning.

* Winds... southwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Impacts... roads will become slick and snowpacked. Additionally,
visibilities will be reduced in snow and blowing snow.

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
driving.





Special Statement
Issued: 4:13 PM MDT Mar. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Near record warmth will come to an end tonight as an early
Spring storm brings a return to winter-like conditions...

Warmer than normal temperatures and breezy to windy conditions
will continue through this evening, before a strong Pacific storm
moves across the area tomorrow morning through Friday morning.
This storm will bring a dramatic change back to winter-like
conditions after an extended period of near record warmth.

Mainly rain showers and some thunderstorms will precede the
frontal passage, then much colder air will sweep through the area
late tomorrow afternoon and evening. Snow levels will start at
9000 to 10,000 feet tonight then lower to between 6000 and 7000
feet by tomorrow night into Friday morning.

Significant snowfall is a possibility with this storm, initially
only over the higher mountains above 8000 to 9000 feet tomorrow
afternoon, but quickly lowering to envelop most mountain passes,
then reaching some valley bottoms late tomorrow night into early
Friday morning. Valley accumulations will be limited.

If you plan to travel through the mountains late this week, be
prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions, with hazardous winter
driving conditions possible beginning tomorrow morning and
continuing through Friday morning. Stay tuned to your favorite
media outlet and NOAA Weather Radio, and check weather and Road
conditions before traveling.


413 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

... Near record warmth will come to an end tonight as an early
Spring storm brings a return to winter-like conditions...

Warmer than normal temperatures and breezy to windy conditions
will continue through this evening, before a strong Pacific storm
moves across the area tomorrow morning through Friday morning.
This storm will bring a dramatic change back to winter-like
conditions after an extended period of near record warmth.

Mainly rain showers and some thunderstorms will precede the
frontal passage, then much colder air will sweep through the area
late tomorrow afternoon and evening. Snow levels will start at
9000 to 10,000 feet tonight then lower to between 6000 and 7000
feet by tomorrow night into Friday morning.

Significant snowfall is a possibility with this storm, initially
only over the higher mountains above 8000 to 9000 feet tomorrow
afternoon, but quickly lowering to envelop most mountain passes,
then reaching some valley bottoms late tomorrow night into early
Friday morning. Valley accumulations will be limited.

If you plan to travel through the mountains late this week, be
prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions, with hazardous winter
driving conditions possible beginning tomorrow morning and
continuing through Friday morning. Stay tuned to your favorite
media outlet and NOAA Weather Radio, and check weather and Road
conditions before traveling.