New Year to bring new snow to Grand
Those planning to travel for the New Year holiday should be prepared for the snow and wind headed to Grand County the first few days of 2020.
Berthoud Pass, Rocky Mountain National Park and Rabbit Ears Pass are expected to begin getting snow Wednesday afternoon, with accumulations of four to 10 inches of snow possible, according to the National Weather Service.
A winter weather advisory for Grand County warns snow will begin around noon on Wednesday and continue through midnight Thursday with wind gusts of up to 60 mph.
The NWS is warning the wind and snow combination will reduce visibility and notes there will be hazardous conditions for morning and evening commutes.
With wind chill, temperatures are expected to drop as low as 20 below zero. In recent days, temperatures as low as 25 below zero were recorded overnight in Kremmling. According to the NWS, only around 30 minutes of exposure to those temperatures could cause frostbite.
For travel information and road conditions, see COTrip.org.
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