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Colorado, Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:03 PM MDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to 6 am MDT Sunday...

* location... the northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Wet
Mountains.

* Cause and timing... snow will develop this evening, with a
period of heavy snow late tonight and through the day
Saturday. Lighter snow will then continue Saturday night
before tapering to flurries Sunday morning.

* Snow accumulation... total snow accumulation of 8 to 15 inches
with locally up to 2 feet for the northeast facing slopes of
the Wet Mountains.

* Wind... north to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
mph.

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

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.





Special Statement

Statement as of 4:04 PM MDT on April 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2017



... Special Weather Statement...

At 403 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking developing showers and
thunderstorms over and near the Hayden Pass burn scar. These showers
and thunderstorms were moving to the northeast at 20 mph.

At this time, precipitation amounts during the previous hour over
the Hayden Pass burn scar was generally under .20 inches.

A period of moderate rain at times is anticipated over the Hayden
Pass burn scar during the next 2 hours with additional precipitation
amounts between .10 and .30 inches expected during this time-frame.
In addition, wind gusts around 30 mph at times are also possible.

While precipitation rates are not overly impressive, the potential
prolonged precipitation period may cause streams in the burn scar
areas to begin to rise.

Locations impacted include...
the Hayden Pass burn scar.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move away from recently burned areas. If heavier rains develop, they
will be capable of creating Rockslides, mudslides and debris flows
in steep terrain, especially in and around recent burn scar
locations.

Precipitation may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional
information and possible advisories and or warnings from the
National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3825 10580 3829 10585 3836 10578 3826 10565
time... Mot... loc 2153z 240deg 5kt 3830 10581


404 PM MDT Thu Apr 20 2017


... Special Weather Statement...

At 403 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking developing showers and
thunderstorms over and near the Hayden Pass burn scar. These showers
and thunderstorms were moving to the northeast at 20 mph.

At this time, precipitation amounts during the previous hour over
the Hayden Pass burn scar was generally under .20 inches.

A period of moderate rain at times is anticipated over the Hayden
Pass burn scar during the next 2 hours with additional precipitation
amounts between .10 and .30 inches expected during this time-frame.
In addition, wind gusts around 30 mph at times are also possible.

While precipitation rates are not overly impressive, the potential
prolonged precipitation period may cause streams in the burn scar
areas to begin to rise.

Locations impacted include...
the Hayden Pass burn scar.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move away from recently burned areas. If heavier rains develop, they
will be capable of creating Rockslides, mudslides and debris flows
in steep terrain, especially in and around recent burn scar
locations.

Precipitation may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional
information and possible advisories and or warnings from the
National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3825 10580 3829 10585 3836 10578 3826 10565
time... Mot... loc 2153z 240deg 5kt 3830 10581



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Georgia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement
Michigan - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement

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