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  • Winter Storm Watch for Upper Huerfano River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued January 20 at 11:06AM MST until January 21 at 11:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 11:06 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATION...HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS AND BACA COUNTIES...INCLUDING
    THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...WALSENBURG...LA
    VETA...CUCHARA...TRINIDAD...KIM AND SPRINGFIELD.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...A DISTURBANCE FROM WYOMING WILL MERGE WITH
    MOISTURE FROM CALIFORNIA PRODUCING WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL OVER
    SOUTHERN COLORADO TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO A FOOT OVER THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE
    CRISTO MOUNTAINS...4 TO 8 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW...LOW
    VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS.