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  • Winter Storm Watch for Rabbit Ears, Medicine Bow Ranges County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued March 17 at 3:36PM MDT until March 19 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 3:36 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
    THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
    * TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEDNESDAY
    AFTERNOON. THERE WILL EVEN BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A FEW
    THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ANY AREAS OF
    RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW
    WILL END FROM NORTH TO SOUTH DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
    HEAVIEST SNOW SOUTH.
    * IMPACTS...PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL INTO THE COLORADO HIGH
    COUNTRY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
    CONDITIONS...SLOW TRAVEL...SNOW PACKED OR SLUSHLY ROADS...AND
    POOR VISIBILITY IN SPOTS.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Rabbit Ears, Medicine Bow Ranges County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 20 at 4:25AM MST until February 22 at 5:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:25 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 5 p.m.
  • ...A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING IN THE MOUNTAINS...
    ...A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE HIGHER VALLEYS...
    FOOTHILLS AND ADJACENT PLAINS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
    .A POTENT WINTER STORM WILL BRING INCREASED MOISTURE...COOLER AIR
    AS WELL AS UPSLOPE FLOW TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS WILL RESULT
    IN PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND THAT MAY BE HEAVY AT
    TIMES. THE BEST CHANCE OF HEAVY SNOW APPEARS TO BE SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT HOWEVER THERE WILL BE PERIODS OF
    LIGHTER SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS
    STARTING THIS AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS AND THEN BY LATE THIS
    EVENING OVER THE HIGHER VALLEYS...FOOTHILLS AND PORTIONS OF
    NORTHEAST COLORADO. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO STAY INFORMED
    ABOUT THE STORMS DEVELOPMENT.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
    SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
    * TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS
    A RAIN/SNOW MIXTURE BUT WILL TURN OVER TO SNOW BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
    THE SNOW ON SATURDAY MAY BE BE HEAVY AT TIMES... ESPECIALLY OVER
    PORTIONS OF THE DENVER METRO AREA AND PALMER DIVIDE. SNOW WILL
    CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AND WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF
    SUNDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AMOUNTS OF 8 TO 16 INCHES WILL BE
    POSSIBLE FOR THE PLAINS WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE
    FOOTHILLS AND NEAR THE PALMER DIVIDE.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...SUSTAINED WINDS ON THE PLAINS OF 10 TO 20 MPH.
    VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER
    SNOWFALL.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY STARTING LATE
    TONIGHT. PERSISTENT SNOW OVER THE WEEKEND WILL KEEP TRAVEL
    HAZARDOUS.