Chaffee County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ058>063-072>082-084-085-300200-
/O.EXT.KPUB.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160430T0200Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500FT/PIKE'S PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...LEADVILLE...BONANZA...ALPINE...GRANITE...
ST ELMO...SALIDA...BUENA VISTA...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...
BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...
COALDALE...COTOPAXI...HILLSIDE...HOWARD...SWISSVALE...
TEXAS CREEK...SILVER CLIFF...WESTCLIFFE...RYE...WOODLAND PARK...
PIKES PEAK...BLACK FOREST...COLORADO SPRINGS...PETERSON AFB
247 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...LAKE...CHAFFEE...TELLER...EL PASO...WESTERN AND
CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTIES...THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE
11000 FEET...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET...
PIKES PEAK...THE WET MOUNTAINS AND WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY ABOVE
6300 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING
ROUNDS OF HEAVY...WET SNOW TO THE AREA INTO THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 FEET
ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET...WITH 6 TO 12
INCHES OVER ELEVATIONS BETWEEN 7000 AND 1000 FEET. TOTAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE BELOW ABOUT 7000 FEET...
IN GENERAL RANGING FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* IMPACT...HEAVY...WET SNOW WILL CAUSE PERIODS OF HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS. POWER OUTAGES AND TREE DAMAGE WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

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.

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