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  • Blizzard Warning for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Blizzard Warning issued March 03 at 5:13AM MST until March 03 at 5:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5:13 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5 p.m.
  • ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
    AFTERNOON...
    * LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST...PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL CONTINUE TO
    BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE CONTINENTAL
    DIVIDE THROUGH THE DAY.
    * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL
    CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE DAY...WITH ADDITIONAL
    ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES. THIS WILL PUSH STORM TOTAL
    SNOWFALL TO OVER 4 FEET.
    * WIND...GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL SLOWLY
    DIMINISH THROUGH THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY THIS
    MORNING...DUE TO HEAVY...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...NEAR ZERO
    VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS. ROAD
    CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL BE EXTREME.

  • 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.