DENVER (KDVR) — Colorado officials are warning travelers of “dangerous” road conditions in parts of Colorado this weekend, urging them to “delay travel if possible.”
A wave of winter weather systems has moved into the state since Tuesday night and is expected to continue through the weekend and into the New Year holidays. The storm will affect travel in western and southern Colorado.
According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, “all mountain passes along the western slopes” will be affected. “Heavy snowfall and strong winds create areas of blizzards and snow drifts. Visibility can be restricted and travel difficult. prize.”
CDOT warns drivers to check weather and travel resources before hitting the roads in Colorado this week. COtrip has up-to-date information on possible delays and road closures.
Colorado Snow Forecast
The Grand Junction National Weather Service has issued a winter weather forecast or winter storm warning for most of western Colorado. There is also a strong wind warning at the foot of the front range.
A mix of rain and snow is expected on the Denver subway, but the heavy impact will hit everyone traveling west through Colorado.
The Pinpoint Weather Team is forecasting heavy snowfall on the western slopes and southern mountains, which could range from 6 to 14 inches. Other mountainous areas are expected to receive 4 to 12 inches of snow this week.