Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:14 AM MST Jan. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 5 PM MST this
afternoon...

* location... Central Lake County... the Sawatch Range between 9000
and 11000 feet... and the upper Rio Grande Valley and eastern
San Juan Mountains below 10000 feet.

* Cause and timing... rounds of snow will continue through today as
a broad Pacific storm system moves across the region. The
heaviest snow is expected to fall through late morning... though
steady light snow is expected to continue through early
afternoon.

* Snow accumulation... additional accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.

* Wind... west to northwest 15 to 30 mph.

* Impact... roads will be slick and snowpacked at times... with
poor visibilities in blowing snow across the exposed areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.