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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Leadville County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 20 at 11:30AM MST until December 22 at 11:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, December 22, 2014 at 11 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
    THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATION...LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FEET...INCLUDING LEADVILLE.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
    PERIODS OF HEAVY...WIND DRIVEN SNOW TO THE REGION SUNDAY AND
    MONDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...SNOWFALL OF 8 TO 12 INCHES WILL BE
    POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
    * WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH PRODUCING AREAS OF BLOWING AND
    DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
    SNOW... BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW
    COVERED ROADS.