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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 May 10 at 6:00AM MDT until May 12 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...A STRONG COLD LATE SPRING STORM STILL EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY...
    .A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE GREAT BASIN TONIGHT AND
    MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD ACROSS COLORADO SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. RAIN
    AND MOUNTAIN SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO FORM OVER NORTHERN COLORADO AND
    WYOMING TONIGHT AS THE STORM APPROACHES COLORADO. A SURGE OF
    COLDER AIR IS THEN EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO SUNDAY
    MORNING...BRINGING SNOW LEVELS FROM THE HIGHER FOOTHILL LOCATIONS
    DOWN TO THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR. ON THE PLAINS...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
    MAY GREATLY VARY DEPENDING ON WHEN THE RAIN CHANGES TO SNOW. AT
    THIS TIME THE CHANGEOVER WILL MOST LIKELY BY MIDDAY SUNDAY ALONG
    THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR AND SUNDAY NIGHT ON THE EASTERN PLAINS.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
    THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING...RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW WILL GRADUALLY BECOME ALL SNOW BY
    MIDDAY ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE
    PALMER DIVIDE AND IN PARK COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET...ACCUMULATIONS
    ALONG THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR COULD RANGE FROM 4 TO 8
    INCHES WITH UP TO 12 INCHES WEST OF I-25.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH NORTHEAST WINDS UP
    TO 30 MPH MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT
    TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...THE HEAVY WET SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE SUFFICIENTLY ON
    LEAFED OUT TREES TO BREAK TREE LIMBS...CAUSING POWER OUTAGES. IF
    TRAVELING SUNDAY NIGHT...EXPECT SLUSHY ROADS.

  • 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.