Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 12:26 PM MDT Mar. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 3 PM MDT this
afternoon...

* location... the southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Huerfano
and Las Animas counties.

* Cause and timing... an intense storm over southeast Colorado will
move slowly into Kansas this afternoon.

* Snow accumulation... additional accumulations of 2 to 4 inches
with locally higher amounts over the mountains.

* Wind... north 20 to 40 gusting to 50 mph.

* Impact... conditions will be hazardous due to periods of heavy,
blowing snow and poor visibilities. Slushy or snow covered
roads and poor visibilities will make travel difficult.

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.




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