Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 4:45 AM MDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this

* location... the western mosquito and eastern sawatch ranges,
the La Garita and eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet,
the upper Rio Grande Valley, and western and northern Fremont

* Cause and timing... rounds of heavy snow will continue into this
morning. Lighter snow is then anticipated this afternoon before
tapering off to flurries this evening.

* Snow accumulation... 4 to 8 inches with locally up to a foot
over the higher elevations.

* Wind... north to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30

* Impact... snow and blowing snow will create hazardous travel
conditions today. In addition, heavy wet snow may produce tree
and powerline damage.

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

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