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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Leadville County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 27 at 9:49PM MDT until April 30 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:49 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 30, 2016 at midnight
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATIONS...LAKE COUNTY...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO MOUNTAIN
    RANGE...EASTERN SWATCH MOUNTAIN RANGE AND THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
    MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET...THE LA GARITA...EASTERN SAN JUAN
    AND WET MOUNTAIN RANGES ABOVE 10000 FEET...WESTERN CHAFFEE
    COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FEET...AND TELLER COUNTY AND PIKES
    PEAK ABOVE 7500 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A VIGOROUS SPRING STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
    MOVE ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE
    MOVING ACROSS COLORADO THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THIS STORM SYSTEM
    WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY SPRING SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN
    AREAS.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
    POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACT...SNOW WILL BE CAPABLE OF CREATING HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND
    TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ACCUMULATING SNOW ON TREE BRANCHES AND POWER
    LINES COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.