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  • Winter Storm Warning for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Warning issued April 13 at 11:41PM MDT until April 14 at 3:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:41 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 14, 2014 at 3 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY...
    * LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO AND WET MOUNTAINS.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG SPRING STORM WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
    REGION THROUGH TONIGHT.
    * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.
    * WIND...NORTHERLY AT 15 TO 25 MPH GUSTING TO 35 MPH.
    * IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
    SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

  • Winter Storm Warning for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Warning issued March 27 at 7:10PM MDT until March 28 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:10 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, March 28, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT FRIDAY...
    * LOCATION...THE LA GARITA AND EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE
    10000 FEET...THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET
    AND THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE ABOVE 11000 FEET.
    * TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES IN COMBINATION WITH GUSTY WINDS
    IS EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
    THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH SNOW DECREASING BY SUNRISE FRIDAY.
    * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY
    HIGHER SNOW AMOUNTS...ESPECIALLY ON WEST FACING SLOPES.
    * WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCALIZED WIND
    GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY OVER HIGHER EXPOSED
    TERRAIN. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AS WELL AS LOW VISIBILITY
    IS LIKELY...PRIMARILY AT AND ABOVE PASS LEVEL.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS OVER MONARCH PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS...AND
    FREMONT PASS WILL LIKELY REMAIN ICY AND SNOWPACKED THROUGH
    TONIGHT WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ANTICIPATED. IN
    ADDITION...VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO HEAVY
    SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.