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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Middle Park County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 12 at 3:52AM MDT until April 14 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 3:52 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 14, 2014 at midnight
  • ...SPRING STORM ON THE WAY...
    .A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE ROCKIES
    LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THE STORM WILL BRING A
    COLD FRONT AND UPSLOPE FLOW BEHIND IT FOR THE PLAINS AND
    FOOTHILLS. THIS COMBINATION WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY
    ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO THE MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS...AND ADJACENT
    PLAINS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT WELL INTO SUNDAY EVENING. SNOW IS
    EXPECTED TO DECREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    SUNDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS
    THE HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN GRAND AND
    JACKSON COUNTIES LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
    TIMES SUNDAY BEFORE DECREASING LATE SUNDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL
    DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL LIKELY BECOME SLUSH
    AND SNOW COVERED. BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING
    CONDITIONS IF TRAVELING INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY LATE SATURDAY
    NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.