Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
250 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

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Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING Climax and Bonanza
250 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATION...Eastern Sawatch and Western Mosquito Mountain
  Ranges above 11000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...a quick moving upper storm will bring snow
  to the region until early evening, with another storm system
  producing additional accumulating snow and gusty winds from
  Friday evening into Saturday night.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 7 inches with locally higher snow
  amounts on west facing slopes today with additional snow
  accumulations in excess of 8 inches possible from Friday
  evening into Saturday night.

* WIND...west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph today, then
  north to northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with locally higher wind
  gusts from Friday evening into Saturday night.

* IMPACT...travel will be hazardous due to blowing snow, poor
  visibilities and icy or snow covered roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

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Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Ft-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County above 9000Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Northwestern Fremont County  Above 8500Ft-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Eastern Las Animas County-
INCLUDING Leadville, Alpine, Granite, St Elmo, North Pass,
Cumbres Pass, Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass,
Blanca Peak, Cuchara, Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks,
Silver Cliff, Westcliffe, Rye, Woodland Park, Pikes Peak,
Black Forest, Walsenburg, Trinidad, Branson, and Kim
250 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATION...Lake county, western Chaffee county Between 9000
  and 11000 feet, Sangre de Cristo mountains, western Mosquito
  Range and eastern Chaffee County above 9000 feet, La Garita
  mountains, eastern San Juan Mountains, northwestern Fremont
  county above 8500 feet, Wet Mountain Valley below 8500 feet,
  Wet Mountains, Teller county, Rampart Range and Pike`s Peak
  region, northern El Paso county, the upper Huerfano River
  Basin below 7500 Feet and western Las Animas County below 7500
  Feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A winter storm moving across Colorado will
  bring heavy snow and gusty winds from Friday evening into
  Saturday night.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...Total snow accumulation in excess of 8
  inches will be possible, with the potential for 1 to 2 feet
  over the higher elevations of the the eastern mountains.

* WIND...North to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with locally
  higher wind gusts.

* IMPACT...Snow and blowing snow at times is expected to create
  hazardous weather and travel conditions in the watch area. In
  addition, heavy wet snow will be capable of producing tree and
  powerline damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$


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