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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Middle Park County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 20 at 10:12AM MST until December 23 at 12:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10:12 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at midnight
  • ...WINTER STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
    MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT....
    .A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT PARTS OF COLORADO BRINGING SNOW AND
    WIND TO MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO. COLD
    TEMPERATURES...INCREASED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL AID IN THE
    DEVELOPMENT OF SNOW. HIGH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO REDUCE
    VISIBILITIES OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. TRAVELERS WILL NEED TO
    USE CAUTION AND CONSIDER ALTERING TRAVEL PLANS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH MONDAY.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
    IN INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING INTO MONDAY NIGHT.
    THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY EVENING INTO EARLY
    MONDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
    MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND ICE PACKED
    ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND MAY
    REDUCE VISIBILITY IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.