Weather Service: North-central Colorado mountains could get 14-28 inches of snow |

Weather Service: North-central Colorado mountains could get 14-28 inches of snow

DENVER (AP) – A winter storm is forecast to bring up to 30 inches of snow to parts of southwestern Colorado through Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the National Weather Service says between 14 and 28 inches of snow are expected in the north central Colorado mountains through Wednesday morning.

A blizzard warning is in effect for areas including Crested Butte, Telluride, Ridgway and Ouray until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

On Monday, Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort and Silverton Mountain in southwest Colorado were both reporting 8 inches of fresh snow.

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Closer to the Denver area, a weather spotter for the National Weather Service reported 7.8 inches of snow by Monday morning near Eldorado Springs in Boulder County.

Winter Park Resort’s Web site reported 0.5 inch of snow in the past 24 hours.

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