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  • Winter Storm Watch for Southern Sangre de Cristo, Upper Purgatoire River Basin, Eastern Las Animas County, Trinidad Vicinity, Western Las Animas County below 7500 feet, La Junta Vicinity, Otero County County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 15 at 10:20PM MDT until April 17 at 4:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:20 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
    THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
    * LOCATION...PIKES PEAK AND THE RAMPART RANGE...THE SANGRE DE
    CRISTO MOUNTAINS...AND THE WET MOUNTAINS.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS
    SOUTHERN COLORADO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...LIKELY PRODUCING
    SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION OVER AND NEAR THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY ABOVE
    7000 FEET. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS AT LOWER ELEVATIONS COULD BE
    LIMITED BY WARMER TEMPERATURES.
    * WIND...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
    SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.