Up to 16 inches of snow for Colorado mountains

Up to 16 inches of snow for Colorado mountains:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1052 AM Sun Oct 1 2017

(Excerpts)

Wintry weather coming to the northern Colorado mountains tonight and Monday…

Snow levels are expected to drop to 7,500 to 8,000 feet near the Wyoming border, and 8,500 to 9,000 feet along the I-70 Corridor by tonight.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…8 to 16 inches with locally higher amounts possible.

* WIND/VISIBILITY…As low as one quarter mile during periods of heavy snow.

* IMPACTS…Travel conditions may be slow and hazardous this afternoon through tonight and Monday.

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.

http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=usa&wwa=Winter%20Storm%20Warning

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