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  • Blizzard Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Blizzard Watch issued April 07 at 2:53PM PDT until April 09 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 6 p.m.
  • ...POWERFUL WINTER STORM IN APRIL BRINGS POTENTIAL HEAVY WET SNOW
    AND STRONG WINDS...
    .A DEVELOPING STORM WILL ACCELERATE INTO UTAH AND COLORADO DURING
    THE NEXT 24 HOURS AND BRING MAJOR WEATHER CHANGES ACROSS THE
    REGION. A WINTER LIKE AIR MASS FROM WYOMING WILL SPREAD SOUTH INTO
    NORTHEAST UTAH AND NORTHWEST COLORADO ON MONDAY
    NIGHT...TEMPERATURES WILL PLUNGE AND WINDS WILL INCREASE. SNOW
    LEVELS WILL CRASH TO THE VALLEY FLOORS WITH RAIN CHANGING OVER TO
    SNOW...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN COLORADO.
    FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN COLORADO...1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW CAN BE
    EXPECTED WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ON NORTH FACING ASPECTS. VALLEY
    SNOW WILL BE VARIABLE WITH THE NORTHWEST COLORADO CORNER RECEIVING
    4 TO 8 INCHES...BUT DRIFTS MAY EXCEED 1 FOOT BECAUSE OF STRONG
    NORTHEAST WINDS. FOR THE INTERSTATE 70 AND HIGHWAY 50
    CORRIDOR...SNOW AMOUNTS MAY RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES. ONCE
    AGAIN...THIS A POWERFUL AND ANOMALOUSLY STRONG STORM FOR APRIL.
    ...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
    AFTERNOON...
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
    BLIZZARD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
    TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
    * TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW MONDAY EVENING
    AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
    AMOUNTS WEST OF HIGHWAY 13.
    * WINDS...BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
    NEAR 50 MPH POSSIBLE.
    * VISIBILITY...LOWERING TO LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY
    SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT AND EXTREMELY IMPAIRED.
    TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED AS ROADS MAY BECOME NEARLY
    IMPASSABLE...THIS INCLUDES U.S HIGHWAY 40 AND STATE HIGHWAY 13.

  • Blizzard Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Blizzard Watch issued April 07 at 2:53PM PDT until April 09 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 6 p.m.
  • ...POWERFUL WINTER STORM IN APRIL BRINGS POTENTIAL HEAVY WET SNOW
    AND STRONG WINDS...
    .A DEVELOPING STORM WILL ACCELERATE INTO UTAH AND COLORADO DURING
    THE NEXT 24 HOURS AND BRING MAJOR WEATHER CHANGES ACROSS THE
    REGION. A WINTER LIKE AIR MASS FROM WYOMING WILL SPREAD SOUTH INTO
    NORTHEAST UTAH AND NORTHWEST COLORADO ON MONDAY
    NIGHT...TEMPERATURES WILL PLUNGE AND WINDS WILL INCREASE. SNOW
    LEVELS WILL CRASH TO THE VALLEY FLOORS WITH RAIN CHANGING OVER TO
    SNOW...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN COLORADO.
    FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN COLORADO...1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW CAN BE
    EXPECTED WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ON NORTH FACING ASPECTS. VALLEY
    SNOW WILL BE VARIABLE WITH THE NORTHWEST COLORADO CORNER RECEIVING
    4 TO 8 INCHES...BUT DRIFTS MAY EXCEED 1 FOOT BECAUSE OF STRONG
    NORTHEAST WINDS. FOR THE INTERSTATE 70 AND HIGHWAY 50
    CORRIDOR...SNOW AMOUNTS MAY RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES. ONCE
    AGAIN...THIS A POWERFUL AND ANOMALOUSLY STRONG STORM FOR APRIL.
    ...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
    AFTERNOON...
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
    BLIZZARD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO START FALLING MONDAY AFTERNOON
    AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TUESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW SHOULD
    FALL MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES...WITH SNOW DRIFTS OF 2 TO 3
    FEET.
    * SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO THE VALLEY FLOORS BY MONDAY EVENING.
    * WINDS...BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
    NEAR 50 MPH POSSIBLE.
    * VISIBILITY...LOWERING TO LESS THAN 1/4 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY
    SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT
    THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. TRAVEL MAY BE
    EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
    DISCOURAGED.