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  • Winter Storm Watch for Uncompahgre Plateau County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 25 at 12:07PM MDT until April 27 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 12:07 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 27, 2015 at noon
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    MONDAY MORNING ABOVE 10000 FEET...
    * LOCATIONS...THE WEST ELK MOUNTAINS AND THE GRAND MESA.
    * TIMING...WHILE SHOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS
    AFTERNOON...SNOWFALL WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD LATE THIS
    EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS OF WET SNOW ARE POSSIBLE BEGINNING EARLY
    SUNDAY MORNING OVER THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
    POSSIBLE.
    * SNOW LEVEL...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED DOWN TO ABOUT 8500 FEET...
    WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 10000 FEET.
    * WINDS...MODERATE SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AT
    MOUNTAINTOP LEVEL WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH SUNDAY
    NIGHT.
    * VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES...INCLUDING
    MONARCH PASS AND HIGHWAY 65 OVER THE GRAND MESA...MAY BECOME
    SLUSHY AND SNOW COVERED AT TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS
    DRIVING CONDITIONS.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Uncompahgre Plateau County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 23 at 3:11PM MST until December 27 at 12:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 3:11 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, December 27, 2014 at midnight
  • ...CHRISTMAS DAY STORM MAY BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO THE
    MOUNTAINS...WITH SOME SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE IN THE VALLEYS...
    .ON CHRISTMAS MORNING SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO EASTERN COLORADO AND
    WESTERN UTAH AS A WINTER STORM MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. SNOWFALL
    IN THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER VALLEYS WILL INCREASE THROUGHOUT
    CHRISTMAS DAY. THE LOWER VALLEYS SHOULD SEE SNOWFALL EARLY IN THE
    MORNING...POSSIBLY MIXING WITH RAIN DURING THE DAY. AFTER A COLD
    FRONT PASSES BY MIDDAY TO EARLY AFTERNOON...RAIN IN THESE VALLEYS
    WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY NIGHTFALL. SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE
    OVERNIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY EVENING.
    A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR VARIOUS MOUNTAIN RANGES
    AND PLATEAUS OF WESTERN COLORADO...AND FOR THE EASTERN UINTA
    MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH...FOR CHRISTMAS DAY THROUGH FRIDAY
    EVENING.
    THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO GREATLY IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL
    OVER ALL THE HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ALONG INTERSTATE 70.
    MOUNTAIN PASSES MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH REDUCED
    VISIBILITY ON CHRISTMAS DAY...FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM CHRISTMAS MORNING
    THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...SNOWFALL SHOULD BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
    CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...IN EXCESS OF ONE FOOT POSSIBLE
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH...
    BECOMING NORTHWEST CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON AND THEN DECREASING.
    * IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL COULD BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED...
    ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70 OVER VAIL PASS...AND ALONG
    HIGHWAY 40 OVER RABBIT EARS PASS. DOUGLAS...MONARCH AND MCCLURES
    PASSES MAY ALSO BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED. ROADS MAY BECOME
    SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND
    BLOWING SNOW.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Uncompahgre Plateau County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 06 at 5:12AM MST until December 09 at 5:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 6, 2013 at 5:12 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AROUND NOON SATURDAY AND
    PERSIST THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. EXPECT LULLS IN SNOWFALL FROM
    TIME TO TIME.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE IN VALLEYS WITH 6
    TO 12 INCHES AND POSSIBLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE MOUNTAINS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH BECOME WEST TO
    NORTHWESTERLY BY SUNDAY MORNING.

  • Winter Storm Watch for Uncompahgre Plateau County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 06 at 5:12AM MST until December 09 at 5:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, December 6, 2013 at 5:12 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AROUND NOON SATURDAY AND
    PERSIST THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. EXPECT LULLS IN SNOWFALL FROM
    TIME TO TIME.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE IN VALLEYS WITH 6
    TO 12 INCHES AND POSSIBLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE MOUNTAINS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH BECOME WEST TO
    NORTHWESTERLY BY SUNDAY MORNING.