Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 2:53 PM MDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from midnight tonight to 6 am
MDT Saturday above 9000 feet...

* what... heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 14
inches, with localized amounts up to 18 inches, are expected.

* Where... Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain valleys.

* When... from midnight tonight to 6 am MDT Saturday.

* Additional details... plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the evening commute on Friday, over mountain
passes, especially over Vail Pass and Battle Mountain Summit.
Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest Road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.