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  • Winter Storm Watch for Logan County, Sterling,, Vicinity County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued March 22 at 11:59AM MDT until March 23 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 11:59 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 6 p.m.
  • ...FAST MOVING STORM EXPECTED TO BRING WINTER WEATHER TO COLORADO TONIGHT
    AND WEDNESDAY...
    .A FAST MOVING BUT POTENT WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS
    COLORADO TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY BRINGING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS
    STARTING THIS EVENING AND THEN SNOW AND STRONG WINDS OVER THE
    NORTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS ON WEDNESDAY. THE WARM WEATHER ACROSS
    NORTHEAST COLORADO TODAY WILL GIVE WAY TO MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES
    ON WEDNESDAY AFTER PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT TONIGHT. RAIN
    AND SNOW WILL ALSO DEVELOP BEHIND THE COLD FRONT AND THEN CHANGE
    TO SNOW IN TIME FOR THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE. STRONG WINDS
    ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO SPREAD ACROSS THE NORTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS
    WHICH WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. POOR TRAVEL
    CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON THE PLAINS DUE TO THE BLOWING AND
    DRIFTING SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE POSSIBLE.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
    * TIMING...THE SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP TOWARDS SUNRISE
    WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE
    HEAVIEST SNOW AND STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM MID MORNING
    THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES WILL BE
    POSSIBLE BY LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45
    TO 55 MPH POSSIBLE. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL PRODUCE
    SNOWPACKED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES.
    * IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS ON WEDNESDAY. SOME ROAD
    CLOSURES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.