Empire, CO (80438)

2:56 PM MDT on March 23, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Alps Mountain | | Change Station

Elev 9199 ft 39.73 °N, 105.58 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
56.5 °F
Feels Like 56.5 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 10 miles
Clouds
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 72%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:00 AM 7:18 PM
Waning Crescent, 20% visible
Not available.
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 10 miles
Clouds
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 72%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:00 AM 7:18 PM
Waning Crescent, 20% visible
Not available.

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 12:12 PM MDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from midnight MDT tonight
through Friday morning...

* timing... snow will increase in intensity over the mountains
and southern foothills after midnight and continue through
Friday morning. The heaviest snowfall is likely from late
tonight through Friday morning.

* Snow accumulations... 7 to 14 inches over the high mountains
and southern foothills. Snowfall rates up to two inches per
hour will be possible in the mountains and southern foothills
early Friday morning.

* Wind/visibility... northerly winds from 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to 35 mph are expected over the southern foothills late
tonight through Friday morning. Speeds will be much lighter in
the mountains with gusts up to 20 mph at times. Visibilities
could be under one quarter of a mile in the windiest areas.

* Impacts... heavy snow, strong winds and poor visibilities will
create hazardous winter driving conditions. Roads will be icy
and snow packed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.




Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 8:58 AM MDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM MDT
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for much of
northeast Colorado...

* affected area... fire weather zones 216... 239... 240... 241...
242... 244... 245... 246... 247... 248... 249... 250 and 251.

* Timing... gusty southerly winds will develop by midday and
continue through this afternoon with the relative humidities
dropping to around 10 percent.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for rapid ignition of
dry vegetation, fire growth and spread. Any outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged, and in some areas, illegal. Check with
local law enforcement.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.