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  • Winter Weather Advisory 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 Weather Advisory issued January 09 at 5:50AM MST until January 09 at 11:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, January 9, 2015 at 5:50 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11 a.m.
  • ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS
    MORNING...
    * LOCATION...EL PASO...PUEBLO...EASTERN FREMONT...HUERFANO...LAS
    ANIMAS...AND OTERO COUNTIES...INCLUDING COLORADO
    SPRINGS...PUEBLO...WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD AND LA JUNTA.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...LIGHT UPSLOPE FLOW BEHIND AN ARCTIC COLD
    FRONT WILL RESULT IN FREEZING DRIZZLE AND AREAS OF FOG THROUGH
    THE MORNING ALONG THE I-25 CORRIDOR AND ADJACENT PLAINS.
    FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY MIX WITH OR CHANGE OVER TO LIGHT SNOW AT
    TIMES.
    * ICE...A THIN GLAZE OF ICE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCUMULATE ON COLD
    SURFACES...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE I-25 CORRIDOR AND ACROSS
    NORTHERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...UNDER 1 INCH.
    * WIND...EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH.
    * IMPACT...ROADWAYS ARE GLAZED WITH ICE AND TRAVEL WILL REMAIN
    HAZARDOUS THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE. PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL BE
    POSSIBLE NEAR THE MOUNTAINS WHERE VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO UNDER
    A MILE AT TIMES. COMMUTERS ARE URGED TO PLAN ACCORDINGLY FOR THE
    ADVERSE CONDITIONS. IF YOU CAN NOT POSTPONE TRAVEL...LEAVE
    EARLY...TRAVEL SLOWLY AND LEAVE PLENTY OF SPACE BETWEEN YOURSELF
    AND OTHER VEHICLES.