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  • Winter Storm Watch for Central Gunnison, Uncompahgre County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 24 at 6:37AM MST until December 27 at 12:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 6:37 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, December 27, 2014 at midnight
  • CORRECTED TYPO
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
    THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...SNOWFALL SHOULD BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
    CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
    POSSIBLE.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH...
    SHIFTING TO THE WEST CHRISTMAS EVENING AND THEN DECREASING.
    * IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL COULD BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
    ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70 OVER VAIL PASS...HIGHWAY 550 OVER
    RED MOUNTAIN...MOLAS AND COAL BANK PASSES...ALONG HIGHWAY 145
    OVER LIZARD HEAD PASS...AS WELL AS RABBIT EARS AND DOUGLAS
    PASSES. ROADS MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY
    REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.