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Colorado, Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Ft

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 8:53 PM MDT on April 25, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2015


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening
through Monday afternoon...

* location... central and eastern Chaffee County... central and
western Fremont County... the Wet Mountain Valley... the lower
elevations of Pikes Peak and the Rampart Range between 7500
and 11000 feet... Huerfano... and western Las Animas counties.

* Cause and timing... an upper level storm system is forecast to
move across the Desert Southwest bringing a period of wet...
heavy snowfall to the eastern mountains... generally above 7000
feet. The best window of heavy wet snowfall will be Sunday
night through Monday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 6 inches or more for the lower
elevations... with 8 inches or more possible above 7000 feet.
Snowfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour will be possible...
especially Sunday night.

* Wind... northeast to east at 15 to 25 mph.

* Impact... travel will likely become hazardous due to heavy
snow... poor visibilities and snow covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch is issued when there is the potential for
severe winter weather conditions to develop.

Winter storms may have strong winds and reduced visibility due to
heavy snowfall and blowing snow. Snow accumulations of over
6 inches across the plains and high valleys or 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.





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