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  • Winter Storm Watch for Pikes Peak above 11000 feet 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 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.