Colorado OEM Monitoring Weather Conditions: #COwx

The Colorado Office of Emergency Management is monitoring weather conditions across the state.  The current weather conditions are:

I-25 Corridor - Winter Weather Advisory

Snow accumulation: 4-7 inches
North winds 10-20 MPH with gusts up to 30-35 MPH.

Northeast Plains - Winter Weather Advisory 

****Possibly turning to a Blizzard Watch this afternoon through tonight.*****
Snow accumulation: 3-6 inches
Northeast winds 10-15 MPH this morning turning north in the afternoon to 20-25 MPH - Gusts up to 40 MPH.
***Freezing rains will turn into a steady snow from west to east later this morning through the afternoon.****

Palmer Divide east to Limon - Blizzard Warning

Snow accumulation 4-8 inches near Castle Rock going east towards Limon 2-5 inches.
Castle Rock - North winds 10-20 MPH gusts up to 25-30 MPH
Limon - North winds 20-25 MPH gusts up to 40 MPH.

Foothills - Winter Weather Advisory

Snow accumulation 8-16 inches from Ft. Collins going west. 6-12 inches going west on the I-70 Corridor.
North - northeast winds 5-15 MPH with gusts up to 25 MPH.

****The snow will taper off from the northwest to southeast across the area overnight, but gusty winds will continue with areas of blowing and drifting snow and could cause hazardous driving conditions later this afternoon into early evening hours******