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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Eastern Elbert, Northern, Lincoln Counties, Limon, Vicinity County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued May 10 at 9:36PM MDT until May 12 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 9:36 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 12, 2014 at noon
  • ...A STRONG STORM IS STILL ON THE WAY FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH
    CENTRAL COLORADO...
    .A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE GREAT BASIN TONIGHT AND
    MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD ACROSS COLORADO SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
    MORNING. RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHERN
    COLORADO AND WYOMING TONIGHT AS THE STORM APPROACHES COLORADO. A
    SURGE OF COLDER AIR IS THEN EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER NORTHEAST
    COLORADO SUNDAY MORNING...BRINGING SNOW LEVELS FROM THE HIGHER
    FOOTHILL LOCATIONS DOWN TO THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR. ON THE
    PLAINS...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS MAY GREATLY VARY DEPENDING ON WHEN THE
    RAIN CHANGES TO SNOW. AT THIS TIME THE CHANGEOVER WILL MOST
    LIKELY OCCUR BY MID TO LATE MORNING ALONG THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR
    AND THEN LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING ON THE EASTERN PLAINS.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
    THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
    * TIMING...RAIN WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING AND MIX WITH AND
    EVENTUALLY CHANGE TO ALL SNOW BY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR
    EVENING. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE GRADUALLY
    DECREASING BY LATE MONDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...SNOW AND NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
    GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A
    QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...THE HEAVY WET SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE SUFFICIENTLY ON
    LEAFED OUT TREES TO BREAK TREE LIMBS...CAUSING POWER OUTAGES.
    IF TRAVELING SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...EXPECT SLUSHY
    ROADS AND POSSIBLE BLOWING SNOW.