Don’t tell me you had already given up on the second storm. Remember what I said about the cold air already being in place? I will elaborate on these later today. They have the 4-8″ for lower elevations
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Junction CO 251 AM MST Thu Dec 27 2018 COZ021>023-271800- /O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0008.181228T0700Z-181229T0700Z/ Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin- San Juan River Basin- Including the cities of Cortez, Dove Creek, Mancos, Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio, and Pagosa Springs 251 AM MST Thu Dec 27 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches possible. * WHERE...Four Corners/Upper Dolores River, Animas River Basin and San Juan River Basin, including Cortez, Durango and Pagosa Springs. * WHEN...From late tonight through Friday evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes on Friday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
This is where it gets tricky in my mind, but as I said stay tuned.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Junction CO 251 AM MST Thu Dec 27 2018 COZ019-271800- /O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0042.181228T0100Z-181229T0700Z/ Southwest San Juan Mountains- Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus 251 AM MST Thu Dec 27 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 12 inches expected with the greatest amounts on south and southeast facing slopes. * WHERE...Southwest San Juan Mountains, including Coal Bank and Molas Passes on Highway 550. * WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to midnight MST Friday night. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slushy, snowpacked and icy road conditions. This will make travel difficult tonight and Friday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.