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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:14 PM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2014


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday
morning.

* Location... the eastern San Juan and La Garita Mountains above
10000 feet and the eastern Sawatch mountains and western
Mosquito Range above 11000 feet.

* Cause and timing... a strong upper level weather system will move
across the area... bringing abundant moisture and the potential
for significant snowfall to the higher elevations of the
Continental Divide.

* Snow accumulation... 9 to 15 inches by midday Sunday.

* Impact... snow and blowing snow will cause hazardous travel
conditions over the mountain passes along the Continental
Divide.

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. 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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:48 PM EDT on April 24, 2014

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