Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:19 AM MDT Mar. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 6 PM MDT Wednesday...

* location... Huerfano and western Las Animas counties...
including Walsenburg and Trinidad.

* Cause and timing... a very moist storm system will track slowly
east across central New Mexico into Texas through Wednesday.

* Snow accumulation... 6 to 12 inches with higher amounts near
the mountains.

* Wind... northeast at 20 to 40 mph.

* Impact... travel will be hazardous due to heavy snow, poor
visibilities and snow covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. 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.