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  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued November 21 at 3:03PM MST until November 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, November 21, 2014 at 3:03 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS HEADED FOR THE
    MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...
    .SNOW WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO
    LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS A STRONG AND MOIST
    PACIFIC JET STREAM REACHES THE STATE. PERIODS OF SNOW...POSSIBLY
    HEAVY...WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY. IN
    ADDITION...STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED OVER THE
    MOUNTAINS...PRODUCING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.
    HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP WITH THE ONSET OF
    SNOW.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND QUICKLY
    BECOME WIDESPREAD BY EARLY EVENING. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...
    WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...POSSIBLE STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 18 INCHES
    WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO TWO FEET.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
    GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE. VISIBILITIES MAY
    DROP TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER
    FALLING AND/OR BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS AND SLOW WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
    LIKELY DEVELOP ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY LATE SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND THEN REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH
    MONDAY.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Summit County, Mosquito Range County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued November 21 at 3:03PM MST until November 24 at 5:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, November 21, 2014 at 3:03 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS HEADED FOR THE
    MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...
    .SNOW WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO
    LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS A STRONG AND MOIST
    PACIFIC JET STREAM REACHES THE STATE. PERIODS OF SNOW...POSSIBLY
    HEAVY...WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY. IN
    ADDITION...STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED OVER THE
    MOUNTAINS...PRODUCING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.
    HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP WITH THE ONSET OF
    SNOW.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND QUICKLY
    BECOME WIDESPREAD BY EARLY EVENING. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...
    WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...POSSIBLE STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 18 INCHES
    WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO TWO FEET.
    * WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
    GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE. VISIBILITIES MAY
    DROP TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER
    FALLING AND/OR BLOWING SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS AND SLOW WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
    LIKELY DEVELOP ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY LATE SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND THEN REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH
    MONDAY.

  • 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.