Winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. Monday; storm totals of 6 to 11 inches expected
A winter storm warning will be in effect for Vail and greater Eagle County beginning at 9:00 a.m. Sunday and lasting through 6:00 p.m. Monday, according to an alert from the National Weather Service.
Heavy snow and strong winds gusting up to 40mph are expected throughout this period, with the heaviest snowfall expected Sunday afternoon into Monday. Predicted snow accumulations range between 4 and 12 inches.
Expect hazardous winter driving conditions on all roads, especially over Vail Pass. All roads will be icy and snow-packed, and drivers will experience poor visibility in blowing snow.
Officials warn travelers to be prepared by keeping extra warm clothes, a flashlight, food and water in their vehicles, in case of emergency.
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