CHAFFEE County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Watch
COZ058-060-201215-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0016.141221T1800Z-141223T0600Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE
758 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES ABOVE
11000 FEET...INCLUDING FREMONT...TENNESSEE AND MONARCH PASSES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING PERIODS
OF HEAVY...WIND DRIVEN SNOW TO THE REGION SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 50 MPH PRODUCING AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED
ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
6 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OR OVER 8 INCHES IN
THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO THE LATEST
WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY
ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE WATCH AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

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