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  • Winter Storm Watch for Sedgwick, Phillips Counties County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 08 at 10:19AM PDT until April 09 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11:19 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at midnight
  • ...STRONG SPRING SNOWSTORM STILL ON TRACK TO IMPACT NORTHERN
    COLORADO TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...
    .A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE TOWARD THE FOUR CORNERS AREA TONIGHT AND
    THEN TRACK SLOWLY EAST OR NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO AND
    INTO EASTERN COLORADO DURING THE DAY TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
    WILL DROP SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE PLAINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING WITH MUCH COLDER AIR AND UPSLOPE FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT.
    AS A RESULT...RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CHANGE TO SNOW
    ALONG THE FRONT RANGE THIS EVENING AND THEN OVER THE EASTERN
    PLAINS LATER TONIGHT. THERE MAY BE A PERIOD OF BRIEF BUT VERY
    HEAVY SNOWFALL THIS EVENING ALONG THE FRONT RANGE WITH NEAR
    BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. THEN STEADY AND MORE WIDESPREAD SNOW IS
    EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER MOST OF NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
    COLORADO FOR MOST OF TUESDAY. THE SNOW COULD LINGER OVER THE
    EASTERN PLAINS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
    NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AT TIMES WILL
    PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH POOR
    VISIBILITIES. THE STRONGEST WINDS THIS EVENING ARE EXPECTED TO
    OCCUR ALONG THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR...WHILE ON TUESDAY THE
    STRONGEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE EASTERN PLAINS AND PALMER DIVIDE
    WHERE MORE SUSTAINED BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
    THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH REGARD TO THE EXACT TRACK OF
    THIS STORM. STAY TUNED TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR THE
    LATEST UPDATES AND FORECASTS.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    TUESDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...RAIN WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE TO SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT AND
    CONTINUE TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH THE
    HEAVIEST AMOUNTS MOST LIKELY WEST OF A LINE FROM JULESBURG TO
    LIMON.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
    VISIBILITIES WILL DROP DOWN BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES DUE TO
    SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
    QUARTER MILE DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BE
    DANGEROUS AS ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED DUE TO
    BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VERY COLD TEMPERATURES.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Sedgwick, Phillips Counties County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 08 at 10:19AM PDT until April 09 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11:19 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at midnight
  • ...STRONG SPRING SNOWSTORM STILL ON TRACK TO IMPACT NORTHERN
    COLORADO TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...
    .A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE TOWARD THE FOUR CORNERS AREA TONIGHT AND
    THEN TRACK SLOWLY EAST OR NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO AND
    INTO EASTERN COLORADO DURING THE DAY TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
    WILL DROP SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE PLAINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING WITH MUCH COLDER AIR AND UPSLOPE FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT.
    AS A RESULT...RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CHANGE TO SNOW
    ALONG THE FRONT RANGE THIS EVENING AND THEN OVER THE EASTERN
    PLAINS LATER TONIGHT. THERE MAY BE A PERIOD OF BRIEF BUT VERY
    HEAVY SNOWFALL THIS EVENING ALONG THE FRONT RANGE WITH NEAR
    BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. THEN STEADY AND MORE WIDESPREAD SNOW IS
    EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER MOST OF NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
    COLORADO FOR MOST OF TUESDAY. THE SNOW COULD LINGER OVER THE
    EASTERN PLAINS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
    NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AT TIMES WILL
    PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH POOR
    VISIBILITIES. THE STRONGEST WINDS THIS EVENING ARE EXPECTED TO
    OCCUR ALONG THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR...WHILE ON TUESDAY THE
    STRONGEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE EASTERN PLAINS AND PALMER DIVIDE
    WHERE MORE SUSTAINED BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
    THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH REGARD TO THE EXACT TRACK OF
    THIS STORM. STAY TUNED TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR THE
    LATEST UPDATES AND FORECASTS.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    TUESDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...RAIN WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE TO SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT AND
    CONTINUE TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH THE
    HEAVIEST AMOUNTS MOST LIKELY WEST OF A LINE FROM JULESBURG TO
    LIMON.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
    VISIBILITIES WILL DROP DOWN BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES DUE TO
    SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
    QUARTER MILE DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BE
    DANGEROUS AS ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED DUE TO
    BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VERY COLD TEMPERATURES.