DENVER — Colorado officials are warning travelers to watch out for an approaching storm that’s forecast to dump up to 10 inches of snow in high country areas.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for a storm expected to develop Saturday afternoon over the mountains of western Colorado and eastern Utah.

The Colorado Department of Transportation warned of potential road closures. The agency says skiers and others recreating in the mountains should consider heading home ahead of the storm to avoid dangerous driving conditions.

The snowfall is forecast to continue through Sunday morning.

Scattered snow showers also are forecast on the plains, but little to no accumulation is expected.

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