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  • Winter Storm Watch for Northern Sangre de Cristo County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 27 at 9:49PM MDT until April 30 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:49 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 30, 2016 at midnight
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
    THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATIONS...NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY...FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500
    FEET...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE AND EASTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY
    ABOVE 9000 FEET...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500
    AND 11000 FEET...AND THE WET MOUNTAIN AND WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY
    BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A VIGOROUS SPRING STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
    MOVE ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE
    MOVING ACROSS COLORADO THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THIS STORM SYSTEM
    WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY SPRING SNOW...ESPECIALLY FOR
    LOCATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET.
    * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL SEE 1 TO 2 FEET
    WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. LOWER ELEVATIONS BETWEEN 6000 AND
    9000 FEET WILL SEE 6 TO 12 INCHES.
    * IMPACT...SNOW WILL BE CAPABLE OF CREATING HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND
    TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ACCUMULATING SNOW ON TREE BRANCHES AND POWER
    LINES COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Northern Sangre de Cristo County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 14 at 5:03AM MDT until April 17 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 5:03 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 6 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
    SATURDAY NIGHT...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
    SATURDAY NIGHT.
    * LOCATION...THE LOWER EASTERN SLOPES ALONG THE CONTINENTAL
    DIVIDE...THE EASTERN MOUNTAIN RANGES...THE UPPER ARKANSAS VALLEY
    AND THE WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A LARGE...SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK
    ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND...BRINGING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW TO
    THE REGION.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...7 TO 14 INCHES.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
    HEAVY SNOW...LOW VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS.