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  • Winter Storm Watch for Northern Sangre de Cristo County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued January 12 at 12:16PM MST until January 13 at 11:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, January 12, 2015 at 12:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM MST THIS
    EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATION...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE OF EASTERN LAKE COUNTY
    ABOVE 11000 FEET...THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000
    FEET...WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FEET...
    SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000
    FEET AND THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO
    BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...FROM THIS EVENING INTO TUESDAY
    EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF 8
    INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS EVENT.
    * WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW AT TIMES WILL BE CAPABLE OF
    PRODUCING HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Northern Sangre de Cristo County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued October 08 at 8:53PM MDT until October 10 at 9:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, October 10, 2014 at 9 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAIN RANGE AND PIKES PEAK
    ABOVE 11000 FEET...AND THE WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WITH ABUNDANT
    PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY
    MORNING...AND SLOWLY CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
    COLORADO THROUGH THE DAY FRIDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS
    OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE HIGHER PEAKS OF
    THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN MOUNTAIN RANGES...ESPECIALLY THURSDAY
    NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
    POSSIBLE.
    * WIND...EAST TO NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACT...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
    CONDITIONS OVER HIGH MOUNTAIN ROADS AND BACK COUNTRY TRAILS.