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  • Winter Storm Watch for Rabbit Ears, Medicine Bow Ranges County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 12 at 3:52AM MDT until April 14 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 3:52 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 14, 2014 at midnight
  • ...SPRING STORM ON THE WAY...
    .A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE ROCKIES
    LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THE STORM WILL BRING A
    COLD FRONT AND UPSLOPE FLOW BEHIND IT FOR THE PLAINS AND
    FOOTHILLS. THIS COMBINATION WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY
    ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO THE MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS...AND ADJACENT
    PLAINS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT WELL INTO SUNDAY EVENING. SNOW IS
    EXPECTED TO DECREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    SUNDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS
    THE FRONT RANGE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR. PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME
    ALL SNOW BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES
    SUNDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE AROUND MIDNIGHT SUNDAY
    NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW
    ACCUMULATIONS WILL DEPEND ON SNOW INTENSITY AND AMOUNT OF
    MELTING.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY
    DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE SUFFICIENTLY ON ANY
    TREES THAT ARE BEGINNING TO LEAF OUT TO BREAK TREE LIMBS.
    SCATTERED BRIEF POWER OUTAGES WOULD BE POSSIBLE. SOME SNOW AND
    SLUSH MAY ACCUMULATE ON ROADS...ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND
    OVERPASSES...DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Rabbit Ears, Medicine Bow Ranges County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 30 at 3:05AM PDT until May 01 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 4:05 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 6 p.m.
  • ...ANOTHER LATE SPRING SNOW STORM TO AFFECT NORTH CENTRAL AND
    NORTHEASTERN COLORADO TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...
    .A STORM SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHEAST INTO COLORADO TODAY...
    IT WILL BE COOLER TODAY FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT
    THAT MOVED INTO THE DENVER AREA EARLY THIS MORNING. A STRONGER
    COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY THIS EVENING
    WHICH WILL CREATE MUCH COLDER UPSLOPE CONDITIONS TONIGHT AND
    WEDNESDAY.
    RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW FROM NORTH TO SOUTH THIS EVENING.
    STRENGTHENING UPSLOPE CONDITIONS WILL BRING MORE SNOW ACCUMULATION
    LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY IN AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS AND EASTERN
    SLOPES OF THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS. GOOD MOISTURE AND LIFT WITH
    THIS SYSTEM WILL COMBINE WITH TEMPERATURES DROPPING NEAR 25
    DEGREES FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO WEDNESDAY. AS A RESULT...
    SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY IN AND
    NEAR THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS ALONG AND NORTH OF
    INTERSTATE 70.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
    * TIMING...TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE.
    * VISIBILITY...BANDED SNOW WILL BE ABLE TO PRODUCE 1 TO 2 INCHES
    OF SNOW PER HOUR AT TIMES IN RELATIVELY SMALL AREAS...REDUCING
    VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE.
    * IMPACTS...RECENT WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CAUSE PAVED SURFACES TO
    BEGIN WET THIS EVENING. LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY
    MORNING...AS MUCH COLDER AIR CONTINUES TO MOVE IN...THOSE
    ROADWAYS MAY BECOME ICY...SNOWPACKED AND SLICK.