Otero County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ089-093-095>099-300545-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0015.000000T0000Z-170430T1900Z/
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Western Kiowa County-Eastern Kiowa County-
Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-
Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
INCLUDING Ordway, Olney Springs, La Junta, Rocky Ford, Eads,
Sheridan Lake, Las Animas, Lamar, Springfield, and Walsh
333 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MDT SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...Crowley, Otero, Kiowa, Bent, Prowers and Baca
Counties.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...Snow, heavy at times will continue tonight,
before tapering off by midday Sunday.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 16 inches by early Sunday
morning.

* WIND...north to northeast winds 20 to 40 mph.

* IMPACT...Snow and blowing snow will create hazardous travel
conditions today. In addition, heavy wet snow may produce tree
and powerline damage. A prolonged period of below freezing
temperatures is likely, which may cause damage to cold
sensitive plants and outdoor irrigation systems.

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.

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