Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 2:33 PM MDT on April 26, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon MDT Monday...

* location... the lower elevations of both the Wet Mountains and
Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* Cause and timing... a strong Spring storm will continue to affect
the region this afternoon through Monday morning. This storm
will bring heavy wet snow to the region... especially tonight
into early Monday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 8 to 16 inches of snow. The heaviest snow
will occur on the east facing slopes above 7000 feet.

* Wind... northeast to east at 15 to 25 mph.

* Impact... travel will become hazardous due to heavy snow... poor
visibilities and slushy... snow covered roads. Some tree damage
and power outages will be possible due to the intense snowfall
rates... especially on newly leafed out trees across the lower
elevations.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel in the warning area. If you are planning to travel
in the warning area during the time of the warning... listen to
the latest weather forecast and consider traveling at another
time or by another Route. If you must travel in the warning area
during the time of the warning... take along a winter survival
kit. If you become stranded in a rural area... stay with your
vehicle until help arrives. To keep warm in your vehicle... run
your engine 10 minutes each hour... and make sure the exhaust pipe
is clear of snow to avoid Carbon monoxide poisoning.





Public Information Statement
Statement as of 4:32 PM MDT on April 26, 2015

Pueblo high today... ... ... ... ... .. 52
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 45
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.02
                    peak wind: 33mph from the east at 1:32pm

Colorado sprgs high today... ... ... ... ... .. 52
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 42
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.03
                    peak wind: 27mph from the east at 12:52pm

Alamosa high today... ... ... ... ... .. 51
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 33
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.10
                    peak wind: 30mph from the se at 1:59pm



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