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  • Winter Storm Watch for Upper Huerfano River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 25 at 8:53PM MDT until April 27 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 8:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
    THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
    * LOCATION...CENTRAL AND EASTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY...CENTRAL AND
    WESTERN FREMONT COUNTY...THE WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...THE LOWER
    ELEVATIONS OF PIKES PEAK AND THE RAMPART RANGE BETWEEN 7500
    AND 11000 FEET...HUERFANO...AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
    MOVE ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST BRINGING A PERIOD OF WET...
    HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS...GENERALLY ABOVE 7000
    FEET. THE BEST WINDOW OF HEAVY WET SNOWFALL WILL BE SUNDAY
    NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 INCHES OR MORE FOR THE LOWER
    ELEVATIONS...WITH 8 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.
    SNOWFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE...
    ESPECIALLY SUNDAY NIGHT.
    * WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY
    SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.