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  • Winter Storm Watch for Middle Park County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 20 at 4:25AM MST until February 22 at 11:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:25 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 11 a.m.
  • ...A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING IN THE MOUNTAINS...
    ...A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE HIGHER VALLEYS...
    FOOTHILLS AND ADJACENT PLAINS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
    .A POTENT WINTER STORM WILL BRING INCREASED MOISTURE...COOLER AIR
    AS WELL AS UPSLOPE FLOW TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS WILL RESULT
    IN PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND THAT MAY BE HEAVY AT
    TIMES. THE BEST CHANCE OF HEAVY SNOW APPEARS TO BE SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT HOWEVER THERE WILL BE PERIODS OF
    LIGHTER SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS
    STARTING THIS AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS AND THEN BY LATE THIS
    EVENING OVER THE HIGHER VALLEYS...FOOTHILLS AND PORTIONS OF
    NORTHEAST COLORADO. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO STAY INFORMED
    ABOUT THE STORMS DEVELOPMENT.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
    SUNDAY MORNING...
    * TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL OCCUR LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
    SUNDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
    GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH TONIGHT BUT SWITCH MORE EASTERLY SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY BY SATURDAY
    MORNING. PERSISTENT SNOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL KEEP TRAVEL
    HAZARDOUS.