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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Upper Huerfano River Basin County, Colorado
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued February 20 at 8:19PM MST until February 23 at 5:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 8:19 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 5 a.m.
  • ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY
    TO 5 AM MST MONDAY...
    * LOCATION...THE WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...PUEBLO COUNTY...FREMONT
    COUNTY BELOW 8500 FEET...HUERFANO COUNTY...BENT COUNTY...OTERO
    COUNTY...LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...AND BACA COUNTY.
    * CAUSE AND TIMING...ABUNDANT MOISTURE ARRIVING WITH THE JET
    STREAM FROM THE WEST WILL COINCIDE WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT
    ARRIVING FROM THE NORTH THIS WEEKEND. THIS WILL RESULT IN A
    PROLONGED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL
    OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEAST COLORADO.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
    * WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST 10 TO 25 MPH.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME PROGRESSIVELY MORE DIFFICULT AND
    HAZARDOUS THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS.