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  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 27 at 7:23PM MDT until April 30 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:23 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 30, 2016 at midnight
  • ...MORE SNOW HEADED FOR COLORADO...
    .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ALOFT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE
    FOUR CORNERS REGION BY THURSDAY EVENING AND TRACK ACROSS COLORADO
    FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION...UPSLOPE CONDITIONS WILL BE
    INCREASING THROUGHOUT THE DAY THURSDAY AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH
    AT LEAST FRIDAY EVENING. MOST OF NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
    COLORADO WILL EXPERIENCE RAIN OR SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM. THE
    MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS MAY SEE SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
    WHILE THE PLAINS RECEIVE A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
    THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD ACROSS THE WATCH
    AREA ON THURSDAY WITH HIGHER INTENSITIES EXPECTED TO BEGIN
    THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 10 TO 20 INCHES. FAVORED UPSLOPE
    AREAS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WILL SEE THE MOST SNOW...
    WITH TOTALS POSSIBLY APPROACHING TWO FEET.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL MOSTLY REMAIN LESS THAN 15 TO 20
    MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL LIKELY DROP BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ON BRANCHES AND POWER LINES COULD
    LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS WILL GET SLUSHY OR
    SNOW-PACKED THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER... DUE TO
    THE HIGH SUN ANGLE DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY HIGHWAYS MAY NOT
    EXPERIENCE A LOT OF ACCUMULATION DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 27 at 7:23PM MDT until April 30 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:23 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 30, 2016 at midnight
  • ...MORE SNOW HEADED FOR COLORADO...
    .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ALOFT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE
    FOUR CORNERS REGION BY THURSDAY EVENING AND TRACK ACROSS COLORADO
    FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION...UPSLOPE CONDITIONS WILL BE
    INCREASING THROUGHOUT THE DAY THURSDAY AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH
    AT LEAST FRIDAY EVENING. MOST OF NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
    COLORADO WILL EXPERIENCE RAIN OR SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM. THE
    MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS MAY SEE SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
    WHILE THE PLAINS RECEIVE A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
    THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD ACROSS THE WATCH
    AREA ON THURSDAY WITH HIGHER INTENSITIES EXPECTED TO BEGIN
    THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 10 TO 20 INCHES. FAVORED UPSLOPE
    AREAS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WILL SEE THE MOST SNOW...
    WITH TOTALS POSSIBLY APPROACHING TWO FEET.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL MOSTLY REMAIN LESS THAN 15 TO 20
    MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL LIKELY DROP BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ON BRANCHES AND POWER LINES COULD
    LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS WILL GET SLUSHY OR
    SNOW-PACKED THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER... DUE TO
    THE HIGH SUN ANGLE DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY HIGHWAYS MAY NOT
    EXPERIENCE A LOT OF ACCUMULATION DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.

  • 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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