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  • Winter Storm Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 11 at 11:03PM MDT until April 14 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, April 11, 2014 at 11:03 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 14, 2014 at midnight
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
    THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
    A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
    THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.
    * TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY EVENING WILL BECOME
    MORE NUMEROUS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
    SUNDAY... AND INTO SUNDAY EVENING.
    * ELEVATION: GENERALLY ABOVE 7500 FEET.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION: AROUND A FOOT OF SNOW POSSIBLE WITH THE
    HIGHEST AMOUNTS ABOVE 9000 FEET.
    * WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT WILL
    BECOME WEST TO NORTHWEST SUNDAY AND INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH
    WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
    * VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SHOWERS
    ANDBLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
    ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70
    OVER VAIL PASS.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 11 at 11:20PM MST until February 13 at 11:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:20 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
    A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.
    * TIMING: FROM 5 PM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
    EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION: ON WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING ASPECTS...SNOW
    WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES WITH AMOUNTS POSSIBLY REACHING 12 TO
    18 INCHES. ELSEWHERE...EXPECT PERIODS OF SNOW WITH
    ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES.
    * WINDS: STRONG WIND GUSTS FROM THE WEST WILL BE COMMON ALONG
    EXPOSED AREAS AND ABOVE TIMBERLINE. FREQUENT GUSTS OF 40 TO
    45 MPH WILL OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ABOVE
    TIMBERLINE.
    * VISIBILITY: THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS
    WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH
    NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.
    * IMPACTS: PLAN FOR VERY POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS AS WINTER
    WEATHER RETURNS. MOUNTAIN ROUTES WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED...
    THIS INCLUDES VAIL PASS ON INTERSTATE 70 AND NEAR
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ON HIGHWAY 40 TOWARD RABBIT EARS PASS.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 06 at 5:12AM MST until December 09 at 5:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 6, 2013 at 5:12 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
    THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SATURDAY MORNING AND PERSIST
    THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW MAY TAPER OFF SOME SATURDAY EVENING
    BUT SHOULD PICK UP AGAIN SUNDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE VALLEYS WHILE
    MOUNTAINS MAY SEE 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH SOME HIGHER AMOUNTS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL BECOME WEST TO
    NORTHWESTERLY BY SUNDAY MORNING.