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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Garfield County, Colorado
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued April 16 at 9:21PM MDT until April 17 at 4:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 9:21 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4 a.m.
  • ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM MDT
    THURSDAY...
    * LOCATION...PIKES PEAK...TELLER COUNTY AND THE RAMPART
    RANGE...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...AND THE WET MOUNTAINS.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE MOVING
    ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO TONIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES ESPECIALLY ABOVE 7000 FEET.
    LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF UP TO A FOOT WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
    THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE EAST SLOPES OF THE WET MOUNTAINS
    AND THE NORTHEAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO
    MOUNTAINS.
    * WIND...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
    SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS. HEAVY
    WET SNOW COULD BREAK TREE LIMBS AND RESULT IN POWER OUTAGES.