A significant winter storm has arrived and will seriously impact the Elk Mountains over the next 3 – 4 days. Expect periods of Heavy snowfall this weekend lasting through Tuesday. The storm is on a West, southwest flow and temperatures will remain somewhat mild through the storm though winds will be significant. The heaviest snow sets in Sunday and Sunday night when the winds will also pick up. Be prepared for a blustery weekend with blowing snow, poor visibility, and the accumulation of 2-3 feet of snow in the high country by Tuesday. The long term remains unsettled so do not expect to see the sun any time too soon!
Snow 4-8 inches possible, winds west, southwest 15-25 mph gusting in the 30’s. High temperatures in CB and Gunnison will be in the high 20’s
Snow 4-6 inches possible West winds 10-15 with gusts in the 20’s and a low temperature for CB and Gunnison in the mid to high teens.
Snow 6-10 inches, West Southwest winds 15-25 mph with gusts above 40 mph. High temperatures in CB and Gunnison in the mid to upper 20’s.