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  • Winter Storm Watch for Pikes Peak above 11000 feet County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued March 17 at 11:46PM MDT until March 20 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 11:46 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, March 20, 2015 at 6 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
    THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
    * LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...PIKES PEAK...AND
    THE WET MOUNTAINS.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
    LATE WEDNESDAY. COMBINED WITH SIGNIFICANT MOISTURE MOVING INTO
    COLORADO FROM THE SOUTH...A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY
    HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
    NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW-COVERED AND
    ICY ROADS. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Pikes Peak above 11000 feet County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 20 at 12:16PM MST until February 23 at 5:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 12:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 5 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
    * LOCATION...THE WET MOUNTAINS...WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...SANGRE DE
    CRISTO MOUNTAINS...SPANISH PEAKS REGION...PUEBLO COUNTY...
    EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY...HUERFANO COUNTY...PROWERS...BENT...
    CROWLEY...KIOWA...AND OTERO COUNTIES.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...ABUNDANT MOISTURE ARRIVING WITH THE JET
    STREAM FROM THE WEST WILL COINCIDE WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT
    ARRIVING FROM THE NORTH THIS WEEKEND. THIS WILL RESULT IN A
    PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL
    OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEAST COLORADO.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES BELOW 10000 FEET...AND ONE
    TO TWO FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST 10 TO 25 MPH.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME PROGRESSIVELY MORE DIFFICULT AND
    HAZARDOUS THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS.
    AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY IN THE HIGH
    COUNTRY.