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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Garfield County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued March 17 at 11:46PM MDT until March 20 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 11:46 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, March 20, 2015 at 6 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
    THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
    * LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...PIKES PEAK...AND
    THE WET MOUNTAINS.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
    LATE WEDNESDAY. COMBINED WITH SIGNIFICANT MOISTURE MOVING INTO
    COLORADO FROM THE SOUTH...A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY
    HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
    NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW-COVERED AND
    ICY ROADS. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY.