Winter storm warnings have been issued in different parts of Colorado with big snow about to fall in the state.

One warning lasts from 3PM Wednesday to 6AM on Friday in the San Juan Mountain area including places like Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, and Silverton with 10 to 20 inches of snow expected to fall. The most snow is expected during nighttime hours on Wednesday and Thursday with heaviest snowfall occurring at more than 9,000 feet of elevation.

Another winter storm warning goes into effect from noon on Wednesday until 6PM on Thursday in the central mountains, with impacted areas including places like Breckenridge, Berthoud Pass, Indian Peaks, and the Eisenhower Tunnel. Any time weather is set to hit this region, traffic delays can be anticipated. Drive with caution. The warning states that 8 to 16 inches of snow is expected.

Winter weather advisories have also been posted in other parts of the state during the same time range, stretching to include towns like Rifle, Aspen, Vail, and the foothills outside of Denver. See the full warning listing here.

Note that with any weather predictions, this forecast is subject to change. Be aware of the local weather while making travel plans.

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