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  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 24 at 5:43AM MST until December 26 at 8:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 5:43 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, December 26, 2014 at 8 a.m.
  • ...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY IN THE
    FOOTHILLS AND ALONG THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR...
    .A STORM SYSTEM WILL INTENSIFY NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS AREA THURSDAY
    NIGHT AND THEN MOVE EAST INTO EASTERN COLORADO ON FRIDAY. UPSLOPE
    FLOW WILL INCREASE LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY NIGHT AS
    A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO. SNOW MAY BECOME
    HEAVY AT TIMES THURSDAY NIGHT IN THE FOOTHILLS AND OVER THE I-25
    URBAN CORRIDOR WITH ADDITIONAL LIGHTER SNOWFALL THROUGH FRIDAY
    MORNING. SNOW WILL ALSO OCCUR IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ACROSS THE
    EASTERN PLAINS AS WELL. GUSTY NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH THURSDAY
    NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND
    POOR VISIBILITIES OVER THE PLAINS AS WELL.
    PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
    COLORADO SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
    THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
    FRIDAY MORNING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
    MORNING.
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN THE FOOTHILLS LATE THURSDAY
    AFTERNOON AND OVER THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR EARLY THURSDAY
    EVENING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THURSDAY NIGHT. LIGHT SNOW
    WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE ENDING BY FRIDAY
    AFTERNOON.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES IN THE FOOTHILLS WITH 6 TO 8
    INCHES ALONG THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP
    TO A FOOT MAY OCCCUR IN THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN SUBURBS OF
    DENVER.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WILL PRODUCE
    AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES DOWN TO A QUARTER
    MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NORTHEAST AND NORTH
    CENTRAL COLORADO SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
    CONDITIONS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
    REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES DUE TO FALLING AND
    BLOWING SNOW.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 20 at 4:12AM MST until December 23 at 12:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 4:12 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at midnight
  • ...WINTER STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
    MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT....
    .A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS BRINGING SNOW
    AND WIND TO AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF I-70. COLD TEMPERATURES...
    INCREASED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF
    SNOW. HIGH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO REDUCE VISIBILITIES
    OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. TRAVELERS WILL NEED TO USE CAUTION.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
    IN INTENSITY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY
    NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
    WELL INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 24 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH A FEW
    HEAVIER AMOUNTS ON NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...MOUNTAIN TOP WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH WILL BE
    POSSIBLE EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THIS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF
    BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW TO REDUCE VISIBILITIES OVER
    MOUNTAINS PASSES.
    * IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND ICE PACKED
    ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES.
    THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WILL CAUSE VISIBILITY
    REDUCTIONS. TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BE DIFFICULT.

  • 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.

  • This alert has expired

  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 12 at 3:52AM MDT until April 14 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 3:52 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 14, 2014 at midnight
  • ...SPRING STORM ON THE WAY...
    .A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE ROCKIES
    LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THE STORM WILL BRING A
    COLD FRONT AND UPSLOPE FLOW BEHIND IT FOR THE PLAINS AND
    FOOTHILLS. THIS COMBINATION WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY
    ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO THE MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS...AND ADJACENT
    PLAINS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT WELL INTO SUNDAY EVENING. SNOW IS
    EXPECTED TO DECREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    SUNDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS
    THE HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN GRAND AND
    JACKSON COUNTIES LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
    TIMES SUNDAY BEFORE DECREASING LATE SUNDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL
    DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL LIKELY BECOME SLUSH
    AND SNOW COVERED. BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING
    CONDITIONS IF TRAVELING INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY LATE SATURDAY
    NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.