Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 8:01 PM MDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM MDT
Saturday...

* location... the western mosquito and eastern sawatch ranges,
the La Garita and eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet
and northwest Fremont County above 8500 feet.

* Cause and timing... a strengthening storm system will move
across southern Colorado and New Mexico tonight through
Saturday night, spreading a prolonged period of snow and gusty
winds into the area.

* Snow accumulation... 4 to 8 inches with locally up to a foot
over the higher peaks above 10000 feet.

* 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 Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.





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