Snow Plow on the Street Full of Snow

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The National Weather Service issued a "winter weather advisory" in Colorado on Tuesday ahead of a multi-day storm that's expected to drop up to 10 inches of snow on some of the state's mountains. 

According to the service, the advisory applies to the Elk Head, Park and Flat Top mountains, in the northwest pocket of the state. It will be in effect from midnight Wednesday until noon Thursday. 

The map below shows the areas impacted by the advisory: 

Map Credit: National Weather Service

A look at where the most snow is expected over the next few days in Colorado.

"Travel could be very difficult. Some lulls in snow are possible during the afternoon hours on Wednesday before intensity picks back up Wednesday evening into Thursday morning," the weather service said.

Closer to Colorado Springs, a mix of wind, rain and snow are likely Thursday. The weather service forecasts snowfall of 1-2 inches in many parts of the Pikes Peak region.

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