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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Middle Park County, Colorado
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued April 27 at 4:42AM MDT until April 27 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 4:42 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 9 p.m.
  • ...STRONG SPRING STORM MOVING ACROSS COLORADO...
    .A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM SOUTHEAST
    COLORADO INTO NORTHWEST KANSAS BY THIS AFTERNOON. AT THE SAME
    TIME SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY OVER EASTERN COLORADO AND
    THEN MOVE INTO SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON.
    IN THE HIGH COUNTRY...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL IN THE FRONT
    RANGE MOUNTAINS AND SUMMIT COUNTY. LOCATIONS FARTHER WEST
    INCLUDING MUCH OF GRAND AND JACKSON COUNTIES WILL SEE LIGHTER
    SNOWFALL. ON THE PLAINS...RAIN SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
    WILL BECOME MORE NUMEROUS THIS MORNING AND GRADUALLY PUSH EASTWARD
    THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE RAIN MAY CHANGE TO SNOW OVER THE PALMER
    DIVIDE...AND PERHAPS AS FAR EAST AS WASHINGTON COUNTY THIS
    MORNING. STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER ALL OF THE FORECAST AREA
    WITH HIGH WINDS ON THE EASTERN PLAINS.
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
    EVENING...
    ...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
    UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN
    CANCELLED.
    * TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
    DAY...GRADUALLY DECREASING IN INTENSITY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST INCREASING TO 20 TO 35 MPH
    WITH GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A QUARTER
    MILE OR LESS IN AREAS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL AND/OR BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED
    DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND BLOWING SNOW...MAINLY OVER THE
    HIGHER PASSES.