Snowy Range Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:07 AM MST Feb. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 11 am MST

* timing... snow, heavy at times, will continue through Friday

* Total snow accumulations... 1 to 2 feet. Locally higher amounts
are possible.

* Winds/visibility... winds variable in direction 10 to 20 mph
with gusts up to 30 mph. Visibilities will be reduced to under
one half mile at times in falling snow.

* Impacts... high impacts for travel and outdoor recreation.
Expect extremely dangerous or impossible mountain travel with
icy and snow packed roads and periods of low visibility. Those
with outdoor interests in the snowy and Sierra Madre mountain
ranges should be prepared for severe winter conditions which
will be dangerous and life threatening to anyone caught

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.