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Colorado: Blizzard warning for high country

Dangerous travel conditions expected along high mountain passes

A blizzard warning is in effect for parts of the Colorado high country.

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — Incoming snow, combined with winds from 30 to 50 mph have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a blizzard warning for the north-central Colorado mountains through 12 pm. Thursday (Jan. 20).

The warning covers Summit County and Clear Creek County, as well as the northern Front Range mountains, and extends west to the Vail and Aspen areas, as well as south to Fairplay. The most dangerous conditions will be around the high mountain passes, with lesser potential for blizzard conditions in the valleys around Aspen and Vail. Continue reading “Colorado: Blizzard warning for high country”