Crestone Weather Center
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Crestone, Colorado

Warnings, Watches and Advisories:

Weather Warnings

 

Winter Storm Watch (2)

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE (1)
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
306 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION... The lower elevations of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains...Wet Mountains and Teller county.

* CAUSE AND TIMING... A strengthening Pacific storm system will spread snow into the region late Tuesday evening... with the heaviest falling Tuesday night and Wednesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION... Snow accumulations of 1-2 feet with higher amounts possible for the northeast facing slopes of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains and Wet mountains. Teller county could see   a foot or more. Snowfall amounts are highly subject to change depending on storm track.

* WIND... Northeast 15 to 30 mph.

* IMPACT... Deteriorating conditions are expected Tuesday evening with roads becoming slick and snowpacked Tuesday night through Wednesday.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE (2)
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
306 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION... Pikes Peak and the Sangre De Cristo Mountains above 11000 feet... and the Wets above 10000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING... A strengthening Pacific storm system will spread snow into the higher peaks Tuesday afternoon... with the heaviest falling Tuesday night through Wednesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION... 1 to 2 feet with higher amounts possible.

* WIND... Northeast 20 to 40 mph Tuesday night and Wednesday.

* IMPACT... Dangerous winter conditions will be likely due to heavy snow and poor visibilities. Avalanche danger will increase as another round of heavy snow accumulates on top of previous snow pack.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

 

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