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  • Winter Storm Watch for Central Colorado River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued May 14 at 1:13PM MDT until May 17 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 1:13 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 6 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT ABOVE 9000 FEET...
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...SNOWMASS...TAYLOR
    PARK...TRAPPERS LAKE...TELLURIDE...SILVERTON...RICO.
    * TIMING...FRIDAY MID-AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
    AMOUNTS.
    * SNOW LEVEL...GENERALLY NEAR THE 9000 FOOT LEVEL...BUT COULD
    LOWER IN SOME AREAS TO NEAR 8000 FEET...MAINLY DURING THE
    OVERNIGHT HOURS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THROUGH
    FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN SWITCHING TO THE WEST.
    * IMPACTS...EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS
    AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Central Colorado River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued January 02 at 11:17AM MST until January 05 at 9:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:17 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
    A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.
    * TIMING: FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THE
    HEAVIEST SNOW SHOULD FALL BETWEEN MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT AND
    NOON MST SATURDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 16 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE PARK RANGE
    NEAR STEAMBOAT SPRINGS...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS
    THE FLAT TOPS AND NEAR VAIL PASS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE
    CITY OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 4 TO 8
    INCHES.
    * WINDS: WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR40
    MPH.
    * VISIBILITY: DROPPING TO UNDER ONE MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW
    AND BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS: INTERSTATE 70 NEAR VAIL PASS AND HIGHWAY 40 OVER
    RABBIT EARS PASS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED.