Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
314 AM MST TUE JAN 20 2015

COZ074-075-087-088-094-099-201815-
/O.NEW.KPUB.WS.A.0003.150121T0700Z-150122T0600Z/
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
INCLUDING...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...
WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD...BRANSON...KIM...SPRINGFIELD...WALSH
314 AM MST TUE JAN 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

* LOCATION...HUERFANO COUNTY...ALL OF LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...AND BACA
  COUNTY

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM DROPPING OUT OF
  WYOMING WILL MOVE OVER THE REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAIN AND UP TO A
  FOOT OVER THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW ACROSS BACA COUNTY WILL LIKELY OCCUR WEST OF HIGHWAY 287.

* IMPACT...ROADWAY WILL BECOME SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED IN MANY
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
6 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OR OVER 8 INCHES IN
THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO THE LATEST
WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY
ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE WATCH AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

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HODANISH



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