La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:38 PM MST Nov. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 am MST
Saturday...

* what... snow and blowing snow occurring. Plan on slick and
snowpacked roads along with poor visibilities in blowing snow,
particularly over the mountain passes. Additional snow
accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up to 6
inches, are expected.

* Where... Lake County below 11000 feet including Leadville,
western Mosquito Range and east Chaffee County above 9000 feet
and La Garita Mountains above 10000 feet.

* When... until 5 am MST Saturday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 65 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest Road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.



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