Winter storm watch issued for Vail area |

Winter storm watch issued for Vail area

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Saturday morning through Sunday evening.

Eight to 16 inches of new snow are possible by midnight Sunday, the weather service said.

Snow is expected to begin Saturday morning, increasing in intensity by Saturday afternoon. Periods of snow will continue through Sunday evening.

Travelers should expect icy and snowpacked road, especially over mountain passes, the weather service said.

The watch extends from Vail to Crested Butte to Telluride.

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