Four Corners/Upper Dolores River Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:37 AM MST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST this

* locations include the cities of... Cortez... Dove Creek...
Mancos... Durango... Bayfield... Ignacio... Pagosa Springs.

* Timing... snow will continue through this afternoon.

* Snow accumulation... additional 3 to 6 inches with storm total
snowfall ranging from 8 to 16 inches. Locally higher amounts are
possible on the higher ridges and near the foothills.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Impacts... roadways will be snow packed with winter driving
conditions continuing through the weekend. Visibilities will
be reduced to under a half mile at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.