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Colorado, Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:08 PM MST on March 01, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 03, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 5 PM MST Tuesday...

* location... the upper Rio Grande Valley... the La Garita
Mountains above 10000 feet and the eastern Sawatch Range above
11000 feet... including Cumbres Pass... Wolf Creek Pass... South
Fork... Creede... North Pass and Monarch Pass.

* Cause and timing... a moist... Pacific jet stream will bring
periods of heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental
Divide through Monday.

* Total snow accumulation... 1 to 3 feet.

* Wind... west to southwest at 15 to 25... increasing to 20 to 35
and gusting to over 50 mph Monday.

* Impact... travel will be hazardous... if not impossible due to
heavy... blowing and drifting snow... near zero visibilities and
icy... snow covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Winter storms may have strong winds and reduced visibility due to
heavy snowfall and blowing snow. Snow accumulations of 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.





Local Storm Report



03/01/2015 0700 am

11 miles SW of Monte Vista, Rio Grande County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.





03/01/2015 0700 am

1 miles S of South Fork, Rio Grande County.

Snow m2.2 inch, reported by cocorahs.





03/01/2015 0446 PM

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek pon city, Mineral County.

Snow m35.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            13 inches past 24 hrs




03/01/2015 0446 PM

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m35.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            13 inches past 24 hrs




03/01/2015 0700 am

1 miles S of South Fork, Rio Grande County.

Snow m2.2 inch, reported by cocorahs.





03/01/2015 0700 am

11 miles SW of Monte Vista, Rio Grande County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.





03/01/2015 0700 am

11 miles SW of Monte Vista, Rio Grande County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.






03/01/2015 0700 am

1 miles S of South Fork, Rio Grande County.

Snow m2.2 inch, reported by cocorahs.






03/01/2015 0446 PM

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m35.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            13 inches past 24 hrs





03/01/2015 0627 am

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m32.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            16 inches in past 24 hrs





03/01/2015 0627 am

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m32.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            16 inches in past 24 hrs





02/28/2015 0227 PM

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m22.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total last 48 hrs




02/28/2015 0227 PM

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m22.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total last 48 hrs





02/27/2015 0638 am

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek pliffe, Mineral County.

Snow m6.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total. Fell in past 24 hours. Reported by Wolf
            Creek ski area.




02/27/2015 0638 am

1 miles SSE of Wolf Creek p, Mineral County.

Snow m6.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total. Fell in past 24 hours. Reported by Wolf
            Creek ski area.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:34 PM MST on March 01, 2015


The following are preliminary observations for the storm that has
been affecting our region. This summary is also available on our
webpage http://www.Weather.Gov/Pueblo

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Chaffee County...
   1 NNW Monarch Pass 11.0 209 PM 3/01 past 48 hrs
   4 WNW Buena Vista 4.7 700 am 3/01 cocorahs
   2 WNW Buena Vista 3.8 700 am 3/01 cocorahs
   9 NW Salida 1.0 700 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Costilla County...
   12 S La Veta Pass 2.0 700 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Custer County...
   6 W Westcliffe 1.1 700 am 3/01 cocorahs

... El Paso County...
   2 N Black Forest 1.0 911 PM 3/01 trained spotter

... Fremont County...
   1 NNE Canon City 2.5 830 PM 3/01 since 4 PM

... Lake County...
   3 WSW Twin Lakes 2.8 700 am 3/01 cocorahs
   1 NW Leadville 2.0 700 am 3/01 cocorahs
   6 S Leadville 2.0 700 am 3/01 cocorahs
   2 NE Leadville 1.9 100 am 3/01 24 hr report

... Las Animas County...
   18 WSW Aguilar 4.0 700 am 3/01 co-op observer
   7 WSW Aguilar 1.0 700 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Mineral County...
   1 SSE Wolf Creek pas 35.0 446 PM 3/01 13 inches past 24 hrs

... Rio Grande County...
   1 S South Fork 2.2 700 am 3/01 cocorahs
   11 SW Monte Vista 2.0 700 am 3/01 cocorahs


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