In parts of Colorado, a winter storm warning was issued after the National Weather Service predicted up to 40cm of snow in parts of the state on Tuesday afternoon, with some areas likely to experience more snow.
The warning applies to the Rocky Mountains National Park, Medicine Bow Ridge, Summit County Mountains, Mosquito Ridge, Indian Peaks, and the Front Range Foothills. The warning is currently valid from Monday 15:00 to Tuesday 15:00. Attractions covered by the warning include the Eisenhower Tunnel, Breckenridge, Mount Evans, Georgetown and Estes Park.
The complete storm forecast map is shown below:
Lower elevation areas affected by snow are likely to experience rain on Tuesday, as is most of the Eastern Plains.
It is also worth noting that a winter storm warning has been issued for areas of Pikes Peak above 7,500 feet above sea level. Three to six inches of snow is expected in the area, and five to 10 inches above 10,000 feet.
Barthoud, Echo Mountain, Arapaho-Basin and Loveland Pass are also expected to snow in double digits until Tuesday.
If you are traveling in Colorado, use caution. Mountain roads can be slippery.