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  • Winter Storm Watch for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 12 at 11:12AM MST until December 14 at 6:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:12 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
    * LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT...THE
    LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT...AND THE EASTERN SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
    MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN AND FOUR CORNERS REGION SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON...THEN TRACK ACROSS COLORADO AND NEW MEXICO ON
    SUNDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...SIGNIFICANT NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE
    POSSIBLE.
    * WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
    TO 35 MPH...BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH EARLY
    SUNDAY MORNING.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
    SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW
    COVERED ROADS.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued October 08 at 8:53PM MDT until October 10 at 9:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, October 10, 2014 at 9 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAIN RANGE AND PIKES PEAK
    ABOVE 11000 FEET...AND THE WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WITH ABUNDANT
    PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY
    MORNING...AND SLOWLY CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
    COLORADO THROUGH THE DAY FRIDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS
    OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE HIGHER PEAKS OF
    THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN MOUNTAIN RANGES...ESPECIALLY THURSDAY
    NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
    POSSIBLE.
    * WIND...EAST TO NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACT...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
    CONDITIONS OVER HIGH MOUNTAIN ROADS AND BACK COUNTRY TRAILS.