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Road Conditions

Adverse road conditions may exist. Call 877-315-7623 (or 511 from your cell phone) or go to www.cotrip.org for current road conditions and closures.

Grand County Emergency Management

81 West Agate Ave
PO Box 1457
Granby, CO 80446
Office: 970.887.2732
Fax: 970.887.1698

Ray Jennings
Director
Grand County OEM
rjennings@co.grand.co.us

Tara D. Gourdin
Emergency Manager
Grand County OEM
tgourdin@co.grand.co.us

Grand County OEM Employee Login

ROAD CONDITIONS

Please be mindful of road conditions on HWY 40 and Berthoud Pass.
Ice and Snow packed roads lead for bad driving conditions.
Please use slower speeds and allow extra room for stopping.
Always be aware of emergency vehicles and pull over to allow safe passage.
As always Drive Safe and follow our Facebook and Twitter.
Look for the icons to the left.

Weather Advisory Cancelled

Radar valid at 832 pm MDT, Apr 10th 2019
alert legend
COZ032-110345-
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Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Including the cities of Dillon, Fraser, Granby, Grand Lake,
Hot Sulphur Springs, and Kremmling
831 PM MDT Wed Apr 10 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The snow and winds that warranted the advisory are no longer a
threat. Some light snow will still be possible over the higher
elevations through the morning hours on Thursday. Use caution if
planning to travel.

Weather Advisory

Statewide Emergency Message
Weather Alert Blizzard Warning The National Weather Service has implemented a Blizzard Warning for an incoming storm system that may bring blizzard conditions to the plains and Front Range including Denver and areas south to Colorado Springs and Monument Hill. Snow in the mountains will begin Wednesday morning, with rain to the east, turning to snow midday. High winds, cold temps and snow may create visibility issues with blowing and drifting conditions depending on how the storm sets up. Mountain travelers can expect chain and traction laws. Storm event is expected to leave the state late in the day on Thursday.

Weather Advisory

WWUS45 KBOU 091747
WSWBOU

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
1147 AM MDT Tue Apr 9 2019

...STRONG WINTER STORM EXPECTED TO MOVE IN WEDNESDAY...

.Very warm temperatures are expected today, ahead of a developing upper level storm system moving over the Great Basin. Drastic changes in the weather are expected to occur on Wednesday as a strong cold front will race across northeast Colorado which will bring much colder temperatures, strong north winds and heavy snow. Areas of heavy snowfall across the Front Range to the far eastern plains and strong winds will result in poor visibility and difficult driving conditions. Temperatures plummeting will result in icy roads. Residents of northeast Colorado should begin making preparations for this developing storm to avoid being caught by harsh winter conditions.

COZ038-040>046-048>051-100200-
/O.UPG.KBOU.WS.A.0007.190410T1800Z-190411T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.BZ.W.0004.190410T1800Z-190411T1800Z/
Fort Collins-Denver-Castle Rock-Briggsdale-Greeley-Fort Morgan-
Byers-Limon-Sterling-Akron-Julesburg-Holyoke-
Including the cities of Fort Collins, Hereford, Loveland, Nunn, Aurora, Brighton, City of Denver, Denver International Airport, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Parker, Castle Rock, Elbert, Fondis, Kiowa, Larkspur, Briggsdale, Grover, Pawnee Buttes, Raymer, Stoneham, Eaton, Fort Lupton, Greeley, Roggen, Brush, Fort Morgan, Goodrich, Wiggins, Bennett, Byers, Deer Trail, Leader, Agate, Hugo, Limon, Matheson, Crook, Merino, Sterling, Peetz, Akron, Cope, Last Chance, Otis, Julesburg, Ovid, Sedgwick, Amherst, Haxtun, and Holyoke
1147 AM MDT Tue Apr 9 2019

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO NOON MDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of
4 to 8 inches expected, heaviest south of I-76. Winds gusting
as high as 60 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of east central, north central and northeast
Colorado.

* WHEN...From noon Wednesday to noon MDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. Strong
winds and heavy snowfall could cause tree damage. Roads will
likely become icy due to plummeting temperatures and strong
winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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North Park-Rabbit Ears Pass-
Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range- The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks- Including the cities of Gould, North Park, Rand, Spicer, Walden, East Slopes Park and Northern Gore Ranges, Gore Pass, Rabbit Ears Pass, Cameron Pass, Laramie and Medicine Bow Mountains, Rabbit Ears Range, Rocky Mountain National Park, Willow Creek Pass, Berthoud Pass, Breckenridge, East Slopes Mosquito Range, East Slopes Southern Gore Range, Eisenhower Tunnel, Indian Peaks, Kenosha Mountains, Mount Evans, Williams Fork Mountains, and Winter Park
1147 AM MDT Tue Apr 9 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO NOON MDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 13
inches expected. Some areas could see up to 18 inches,
especially over the Medicine Bow mountains. Winds gusting as
high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...North Park, Rabbit Ears Pass, Rocky Mountain National
Park and the Medicine Bow Range and The Mountains of Summit
County, the Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Wednesday to noon MDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions will likely impact the morning and more so
the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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COZ035-036-100200-
/O.UPG.KBOU.WS.A.0007.190410T1500Z-190411T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.WS.W.0009.190410T1500Z-190411T1800Z/
The Northern Front Range Foothills-
The Southern Front Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland, Red Feather Lakes, Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown, Idaho Springs, and Westcreek
1147 AM MDT Tue Apr 9 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM WEDNESDAY TO NOON MDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10
inches expected. A few locations could see as much as a foot.
Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...The Northern Front Range Foothills and The Southern
Front Range Foothills.

* WHEN...From 9 AM Wednesday to noon MDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions will likely impact the morning and more so
the evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree
branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

COZ039-100200-
/O.UPG.KBOU.WS.A.0007.190410T1800Z-190411T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.WS.W.0009.190410T1800Z-190411T1800Z/
Boulder and the western suburbs of Denver- Including the cities of Arvada, Boulder, Golden, Lakewood, and Longmont
1147 AM MDT Tue Apr 9 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO NOON MDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5
inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Boulder and the western suburbs of Denver.

* WHEN...From noon Wednesday to noon MDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

COZ032-100200-
/O.UPG.KBOU.WS.A.0007.190410T1200Z-190411T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.WW.Y.0020.190410T1200Z-190411T1800Z/
Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet- Including the cities of Dillon, Fraser, Granby, Grand Lake, Hot Sulphur Springs, and Kremmling
1147 AM MDT Tue Apr 9 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO NOON MDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5
inches expected.

* WHERE...Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Wednesday to noon MDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions will likely impact the morning and more so
the evening commute.

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.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Avalanche

Avalanche MP 236 and HWY 40 road closed CDOT to do snow removal. I will find a land mark soon and post an update. Follow us as well at gcemergency.com

Avalanche UPDATE it is right before the west side of Berthoud Pass before you you get to Robbers Roost Camp Ground. 80 percent road road blockage.

Avalanche Update

Avalanche Update
HWY 40 is now open in both directions.
Berthoud Pass Now open.
Please be aware of avalanche conditions and drive safe!

Avalanche Update

Road Closure HWY 40 Both Directions Mile Post 237.5
Berthoud Pass Closure Both Directions
Avalanche Clean up for an estimated time of 30 minutes per CoTrip.

Avalanche

Road Closure due to Avalanche HWY 40 and Berthoud Pass. Mile Post 237.5 Five miles east of Winter Park Resort.
East bound lanes closed. Alternating traffic through one lane at this time.
State Patrol on scene with traffic control.

Awareness In March

Driving into floodwaters could be the last decision you ever make. Turn Around Don’t Drown! https://youtu.be/eI6mIlHKrVY #FloodSafety

Awareness In March

Do you know the difference between a Flood Warning and a Flood Watch? A warning means “Take Action Now!” because flooding is imminent or already occurring. If advised to evacuate, do so immediately. A watch means “Be Prepared” because flooding is possible within your area. http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/watch_warning.shtml #FloodSafety

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