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Accurate weather warning date for the mountains: 1-2 meter snowfall, avalanche clock

DENVER (KDVR) – We Released Accurate weather warning date for the mountains on Thursday and Friday.

This storm system will be the first major snowfall for the mountains. The Western Slope ski areas will experience 1-2 meters of snowfall.

Here are the projected totals for Friday night:

  • Southern Mountain Ski Area: 2 feet
  • Western Slope Ski Area: 1-2 feet
  • Summit County: 8-12 inches
  • Eisenhower Tunnel: 8-12 inches
  • Steamboat and flat top: 14-17 inches
  • Basement: 2-4 inches
  • Denver: 0-1 inch
  • Split Palmer: 1-2 inches
  • Fort Collins: 0-1 inch
  • Eastern Plains: 0-1 inch

Avalanche watches have also been released by Colorado Avalanche Information Center.

An avalanche warning is in effect for the Steamboat / Flat Tops, Aspen, Gunnison, North San Juan and South San Juan areas. A major hurricane is moving into Colorado with heavy snow and strong winds. As the storm progresses, very dangerous avalanches will develop Thursday night. A natural avalanche cycle is likely, especially on north-facing slopes. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended late Thursday and through Friday.

In Denver, 0-1 inch of snow is expected between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m. Friday. Exact Weather Alerts for Thursday and Friday for the mountains only.

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Emma Bowman

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