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  • Winter Storm Watch for Southern Front Range Foothills, Denver Metropolitan Area, Eastern Douglas, Western, Elbert Counties, Castle Rock, Vicinity 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...SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS
    THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
    THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY BEFORE DECREASING LATE
    SUNDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 15 INCHES POSSIBLE.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL
    DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL LIKELY BECOME SLUSH
    AND SNOW COVERED. BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING
    CONDITIONS IF TRAVELING INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY LATE SATURDAY
    NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Southern Front Range Foothills, Denver Metropolitan Area County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued January 29 at 8:20PM MST until January 31 at 6:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 8:20 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, January 31, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW FOR NORTH CENTRAL
    COLORADO THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
    ...HEAVY SNOWFALL POSSIBLE FOR THE FRONT RANGE AND PARTS THE
    EASTERN PLAINS LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY
    AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 3
    TO 6 INCHES...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES IN THE FOOTHILLS. BANDS OF
    HEAVY SNOW MAY LOCALLY PRODUCE 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...HEAVY SNOW MAY CAUSE VISIBILITY TO FALL TO A
    QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED
    DUE TO ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES DURING
    THE EVENING COMMUTE THURSDAY. ROADS WILL REMAIN SNOWPACKED AND
    ICY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.