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Another Major Winter Storm on Tap for the San Juans!

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December has been a great month for snow, especially in the Southern San Juans between Coal Bank and Red Mountain Passes.  More great news for ski conditions in the high country.  Check out this storm profile!

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST WEDNESDAY.

* PERIODS OF SNOW… HEAVY AT TIMES… WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 10 TO 18 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES WILL BE FAVORED.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT HEAVY SNOWFALL AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. AVOID DRIVING THROUGH THE WARNED AREA UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY.