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  • Winter Storm Warning for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Warning issued April 29 at 2:47PM MDT until April 29 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:47 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, April 29, 2016 at 8 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
    EVENING...
    * LOCATIONS...LAKE...CHAFFEE...TELLER...EL PASO...WESTERN AND
    CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTIES...THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE
    11000 FEET...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET...
    PIKES PEAK...THE WET MOUNTAINS AND WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY ABOVE
    6300 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING
    ROUNDS OF HEAVY...WET SNOW TO THE AREA INTO THIS EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 FEET
    ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET...WITH 6 TO 12
    INCHES OVER ELEVATIONS BETWEEN 7000 AND 1000 FEET. TOTAL SNOW
    ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE BELOW ABOUT 7000 FEET...
    IN GENERAL RANGING FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES.
    * IMPACT...HEAVY...WET SNOW WILL CAUSE PERIODS OF HAZARDOUS
    TRAVEL CONDITIONS. POWER OUTAGES AND TREE DAMAGE WILL BE
    POSSIBLE.

  • Winter Storm Warning for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Warning issued April 16 at 10:44PM MDT until April 17 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10:44 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 6 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT SUNDAY...
    * LOCATION...ALL OF THE MOUNTAINS...THE UPPER ARKANSAS VALLEY...
    THE WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY AND THE PALMER DIVIDE.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A LARGE...SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK
    ACROSS THE AREA THIS WEEKEND...BRINGING PERIODS OF SNOW TO THE
    REGION.
    * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...ONE TO THREE FEET.
    * WIND...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH...GUSTING TO 35 MPH AT TIMES.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
    HEAVY SNOW...LOW VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS.
    BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT
    TIMES WILL CREATE ESPECIALLY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS OVER THE
    PALMER DIVIDE.