GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) – An incoming storm system for the lower elevations is expected late Monday night. 

Conditions in the mountain zones will be snow and blowing snow with Winter Weather Advisories in place through noon Tuesday. Use caution driving over mountain pass roads and expect icy/snow packed conditions, but the wind will contribute to lowered visibilities. The valley locations above 5,000 feet are expecting rain/snow mix, above 6,000 feet a snow mix with light snow/meager accumulations and higher elevations above 7,000 feet are expecting 2-15″ snow totals by midday Tuesday. A stronger storm system is expected later this week with more winter weather implications for a lot more locations.