... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday morning through
The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Sunday morning through Monday
* Location... Pikes Peak... the Sangre de Cristo and Wet Mountain
* Cause and timing... an upper level storm system is forecast to
move across the Desert Southwest bringing heavy snowfall to the
eastern mountains... generally above 7000 feet.
* Snow accumulation... 12 to 16 inches with locally higher amounts.
* Wind... northeast to east at 10 to 20 mph.
* Impact... travel will be hazardous due to heavy snow... poor
visibilities and snow covered roads.
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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Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 3:56 AM MDT on April 25, 2015