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  • Blizzard Warning for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Blizzard Warning issued December 25 at 8:37PM MST until December 25 at 11:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 25, 2015 at 8:37 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, December 25, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
    EVENING...
    * LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET...
    INCLUDING WOLF CREEK AND CUMBRES PASSES.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY WIND
    DRIVEN SNOW TO THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS
    EVENING. VISIBILITIES WILL FALL TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN WHITE
    OUT CONDITIONS WITH CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4
    INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING
    SNOW IS EXPECTED.
    * WIND...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
    * IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO A
    COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND
    ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS.

  • Blizzard Warning for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Blizzard Warning issued December 14 at 7:58PM PST until December 15 at 1:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 14, 2012 at 8:58 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 2 a.m.
  • ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM MST SATURDAY...
    A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM MST SATURDAY.
    * LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET AND
    THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET. THIS INCLUDES
    WOLF CREEK PASS AND CUMBRES PASS.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...AN INTENSE PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK
    ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES
    ACROSS THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
    AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING PEAKS. SNOW
    ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE SANGRE DE
    CRISTO MOUNTAINS.
    * WIND...WEST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL ACROSS THE SOUTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS IS
    EXPECTED TO BECOME DANGEROUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF HEAVY
    SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED
    ROADS. WHITE OUT CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MOUNTAIN PASSES.