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  • Winter Storm Watch for Canon City Vicinity, Eastern Fremont County County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued October 08 at 8:53PM MDT until October 10 at 9:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, October 10, 2014 at 9 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAIN RANGE AND PIKES PEAK
    ABOVE 11000 FEET...AND THE WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WITH ABUNDANT
    PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY
    MORNING...AND SLOWLY CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
    COLORADO THROUGH THE DAY FRIDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS
    OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE HIGHER PEAKS OF
    THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN MOUNTAIN RANGES...ESPECIALLY THURSDAY
    NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
    POSSIBLE.
    * WIND...EAST TO NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACT...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
    CONDITIONS OVER HIGH MOUNTAIN ROADS AND BACK COUNTRY TRAILS.