La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 7:00 PM MST on February 26, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 2 PM Friday to
5 PM MST Monday...

* location... the eastern San Juan Mountains... the upper Rio Grande
Valley... the La Garita Mountains above 10000 feet and the
eastern Sawatch Range above 11000 feet... including Cumbres
Pass... Wolf Creek Pass... South Fork... Creede... North Pass and
Monarch Pass.

* Cause and timing... a moist... Pacific jet stream will bring
periods of heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental Divide
Friday afternoon through Monday.

* Snow accumulation... 2 to 4 feet.

* Wind... west to southwest 15 to 35 gusting over 50 mph at times.

* Impact... travel will be hazardous... if not impossible at
times... due to heavy... blowing and drifting snow... near zero
visibilities and icy... snow covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Winter storms may have strong winds and reduced visibility due to
heavy snowfall and blowing snow. Snow accumulations of 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.





Public Information Statement
Statement as of 4:25 PM MST on February 26, 2015

Pueblo high today... ... ... ... ... .. 28
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 15
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.06
                    peak wind: 31mph from the NE at 1:25am

Colorado sprgs high today... ... ... ... ... .. 20
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 13
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.02
                    peak wind: 28mph from the NNE at 00:59am

Alamosa high today... ... ... ... ... .. 32
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 0.
                    Pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.01
                    peak wind: 28mph from the east at 2:00am



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