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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Garfield County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued January 12 at 12:16PM MST until January 13 at 11:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, January 12, 2015 at 12:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM MST THIS
    EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATION...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE OF EASTERN LAKE COUNTY
    ABOVE 11000 FEET...THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000
    FEET...WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FEET...
    SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000
    FEET AND THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO
    BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...FROM THIS EVENING INTO TUESDAY
    EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF 8
    INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS EVENT.
    * WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW AT TIMES WILL BE CAPABLE OF
    PRODUCING HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS.