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  • Winter Storm Watch for Pikes Peak above 11000 feet County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued May 25 at 6:55PM MDT until May 27 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:55 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, May 27, 2016 at 6 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
    * LOCATION...PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FEET
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK OVER THE
    REGION THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH
    FOR SNOW ON TOP OF PIKES PEAK.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 18 INCHES WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS
    ON TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN AND ON NORTH THROUGH EAST FACING
    SLOPES.
    * IMPACT...HEAVY...WET SNOW WILL POSE A HAZARD TO TRAVELERS...
    HIKERS...CAMPERS AND ALL OTHER OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS VENTURING
    TO THE SUMMIT OF PIKES PEAK. HEAVY...WET SNOW CAN GREATLY
    REDUCE MOBILITY. TRAVEL BY CAR...OR ON FOOT...MAY BECOME
    DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Pikes Peak above 11000 feet County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued March 25 at 4:30AM MDT until March 27 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, March 25, 2016 at 4:30 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, March 27, 2016 at midnight
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    SATURDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...THE WET MOUNTAINS
    AND WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...THE SPANISH PEAKS REGION...PUEBLO
    COUNTY...LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...HUERFANO COUNTY...AND EASTERN
    FREMONT COUNTY.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW
    ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...WHICH COULD
    BECOME LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY. FOCUS
    FOR HEAVIER SNOW WILL BE SHIFTING SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 BY
    SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7500 FEET COULD SEE OVER A
    FOOT. LOWER ELEVATIONS COULD SEE AROUND SIX INCHES OR
    MORE...HOWEVER SNOWFALL AMOUNTS MAY BE HIGHLY VARIABLE ACROSS
    PUEBLO AND EASTERN FREMONT COUNTIES...WITH AMOUNTS MORE IN THE 1
    TO 3 INCH RANGE FOR THE PUEBLO AND CANYON CITY AREAS. THERE IS
    STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THE STORM EVOLUTION WHICH COULD
    CHANGE THESE ANTICIPATED SNOWFALL AMOUNTS.
    * WIND...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACT...ROADS MAY BECOME SLICK...SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH
    RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS UNDER THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS LATE
    TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.