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  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 25 at 10:58PM MDT until April 27 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 10:58 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 27, 2015 at noon
  • ...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE HIGH COUNTRY...
    .A WET STORM SYSTEM AND EASTERLY UPSLOPE WINDS WILL BRING A
    PERIOD OF WET HEAVY SNOW TO THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE FRONT RANGE
    MOUNTAINS...MAINLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
    * TIMING...ALTHOUGH SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT...MORE STEADY
    AND WIDESPREAD SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY MORNING WITH LOWERING SNOW
    LEVELS THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW LOOKS TO OCCUR ABOVE 10
    THOUSAND FEET SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN ABOVE 8 THOUSAND FEET
    SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. STEADY BUT LIGHTER SNOW
    WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 19 INCHES POSSIBLE...WITH THE HEAVIEST
    AMOUNTS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE ALONG THE FRONT RANGE
    MOUNTAINS. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE
    POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY SUNDAY NIGHT.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITY MAY DROP BELOW
    HALF A MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS DUE TO
    HEAVY SNOW...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY. THE WET
    HEAVY SNOW MAY WEIGH DOWN TREES AND BREAK BRANCHES.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 15 at 5:42AM MDT until April 18 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 5:42 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6 a.m.
  • ...SPRING STORM TO AFFECT NORTHERN COLORADO THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...
    .A STORM SYSTEM WILL BE NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS AREA EARLY ON
    THURSDAY AND REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT BEFORE
    MOVING SLOWLY EASTWARD ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE MOIST UPSLOPE FLOW
    WILL INCREASE ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO
    FRIDAY. WET HEAVY SNOW MAY DEVELOP THURSDAY EVENING IN THE
    MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
    DEPENDING ON THE EXACT TRACK AND SPEED OF THE STORM SYSTEM HEAVY
    SNOW COULD LINGER INTO FRIDAY NIGHT AS WELL. ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 TO
    24 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.
    ALONG THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR THERE WILL BE A MIX OF RAIN
    AND SNOW WITH MOSTLY RAIN ACROSS THE PLAINS. SOME AREAS ALONG THE
    FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR MAY SEE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OF WET SNOW
    WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NEAR THE FOOTHILLS AND OVER THE
    PALMER DIVIDE. IF TEMPERATURES END UP BEING A FEW DEGREES COLDER
    THAN CURRENTLY FORECAST THEN THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW WOULD
    INCREASE ALONG THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
    LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
    FRIDAY NIGHT.
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
    THEN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
    EVENING. THE SNOW WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 24 INCHES.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
    GUSTS TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP DOWN TO ONE QUARTER MILE
    AT TIMES DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED THURSDAY NIGHT
    WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.
    VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOWFALL.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 20 at 4:25AM MST until February 22 at 5:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:25 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 5 p.m.
  • ...A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING IN THE MOUNTAINS...
    ...A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE HIGHER VALLEYS...
    FOOTHILLS AND ADJACENT PLAINS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
    .A POTENT WINTER STORM WILL BRING INCREASED MOISTURE...COOLER AIR
    AS WELL AS UPSLOPE FLOW TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS WILL RESULT
    IN PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND THAT MAY BE HEAVY AT
    TIMES. THE BEST CHANCE OF HEAVY SNOW APPEARS TO BE SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT HOWEVER THERE WILL BE PERIODS OF
    LIGHTER SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS
    STARTING THIS AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS AND THEN BY LATE THIS
    EVENING OVER THE HIGHER VALLEYS...FOOTHILLS AND PORTIONS OF
    NORTHEAST COLORADO. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO STAY INFORMED
    ABOUT THE STORMS DEVELOPMENT.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE ON SATURDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH
    SUNDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL BECOME EASTERLY ON SATURDAY AND
    THEN MORE SOUTHEAST ON SUNDAY WITH SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY ON SATURDAY. PERSISTENT
    SNOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL KEEP TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued May 09 at 3:57PM MDT until May 12 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, May 9, 2014 at 3:57 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 6 a.m.

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