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  • Winter Storm Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued May 09 at 3:13PM MDT until May 12 at 9:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, May 9, 2014 at 3:13 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 9 a.m.
  • ...A POWERFUL WINTER-LIKE STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION INTO EARLY
    NEXT WEEK...
    .A STRONG ALASKAN LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DIG THROUGH THE GREAT
    BASIN ON SATURDAY AND SWEEP THROUGH THE CENTRAL ROCKIES SATURDAY
    NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS COLD STORM WILL DROP SNOW LEVELS TO AROUND
    5000 FEET BY SUNDAY BRINGING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO ALL BUT THE
    LOWER VALLEYS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO. BY MONDAY
    MORNING ONE TO TWO FEET OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER
    MOUNTAINS. THE HIGHER VALLEYS COULD SEE SEVERAL INCHES OF NEW
    SNOW. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY FOR THE TIMING AND IMPACTS
    OF THE STORM...ESPECIALLY IN THE VALLEYS AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
    70.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
    MONDAY MORNING...
    * TIMING...SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
    SUNDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...ONE TO TWO FEET OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE WITH
    LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
    * SNOW LEVEL...9000 FEET DROPPING TO MOUNTAIN BASES BY SUNDAY
    MORNING.
    * WINDS...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL BECOME NORTHWEST FROM
    15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
    * VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED. TRAVEL WILL
    BECOME DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Lower Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued May 09 at 3:13PM MDT until May 12 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, May 9, 2014 at 3:13 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...A POWERFUL WINTER-LIKE STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION INTO EARLY
    NEXT WEEK...
    .A STRONG ALASKAN LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DIG THROUGH THE GREAT
    BASIN ON SATURDAY AND SWEEP THROUGH THE CENTRAL ROCKIES SATURDAY
    NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS COLD STORM WILL DROP SNOW LEVELS TO AROUND
    5000 FEET BY SUNDAY BRINGING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO ALL BUT THE
    LOWER VALLEYS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO. BY MONDAY
    MORNING ONE TO TWO FEET OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER
    MOUNTAINS. THE HIGHER VALLEYS COULD SEE SEVERAL INCHES OF NEW
    SNOW. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY FOR THE TIMING AND IMPACTS
    OF THE STORM...ESPECIALLY IN THE VALLEYS AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
    70.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
    THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING...RAIN WILL HAVE CHANGED TO SNOW BY SUNDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH LOCAL
    ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 6 INCHES.
    * WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST GUSTS TO 25 MPH
    SUNDAY.
    * VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED. TRAVEL WILL
    BECOME DIFFICULT.

  • 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.