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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Leadville County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued January 31 at 11:01AM MST until February 02 at 11:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 11:01 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 11 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
    TUESDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATION...CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY...CENTRAL AND EASTERN CHAFFEE
    COUNTY...THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE LA GARITA AND EASTERN SAN
    JUAN MOUNTAINS...THE SAN LUIS AND WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...AND
    WESTERN AND CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH
    THE REGION TODAY RESULTING IN PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW.
    A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE TODAY THROUGH EARLY
    TUESDAY...BRINGING ADDITIONAL SIGNIFICANT SNOW TO THE AREA.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 INCHES OR MORE IN THE VALLEYS WITH A FOOT
    OR MORE IN THE MOUNTAINS.
    * WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST...SHIFTING TO THE EAST TO NORTHEAST
    ON MONDAY FROM 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
    SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW
    COVERED ROADS.