Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:45 AM MST on January 31, 2015

...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening...

* location...the northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 feet...the La Garita Mountains above 10000 feet...the eastern Sawatch mountains...and western Mosquito Range.

* Cause and timing...a storm system moving through the Desert Southwest will bring abundant moisture into southern Colorado today...leading to periods of moderate to occasionally heavy snowfall.

* Storm total snow accumulation...5 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts.

* Impact...roads become icy and snow covered at times...making for hazardous travel conditions. Heavy wet snow will result in increased avalanche threat.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are planning to travel in the advisory area during the time of the advisory...listen to the latest weather forecast and consider traveling at another time or by another Route.

Local Storm Report

01/30/2015 0516 PM

1 miles SSE of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

1.3 inches over the past 7 hours.

01/30/2015 0954 am

1 miles SSE of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m2.7 inch, reported by trained spotter.

01/30/2015 0240 am

1 miles SSE of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

01/30/2015 0516 PM

1 miles se of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.

1.3 inches over the past 7 hours.

01/30/2015 0954 am

2 miles S of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m2.7 inch, reported by co-op observer.

01/30/2015 0240 am

1 miles SSE of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

01/30/2015 0516 PM

1 miles se of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.

1.3 inches over the past 7 hours.

01/30/2015 0954 am

2 miles S of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m2.7 inch, reported by co-op observer.

01/30/2015 0240 am

1 miles SSE of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

01/30/2015 0954 am

2 miles S of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.

01/30/2015 0240 am

1 miles SSE of Crestone, Saguache County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

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