Las Animas County, Colorado
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Weather Alerts: Las Animas County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ074-075-087-088-290515-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0015.170429T0400Z-170430T1200Z/
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
INCLUDING Cuchara, Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Walsenburg,
and Trinidad
303 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 AM MDT SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...The southern I-25 corridor of Huerfano and western
Las Animas counties, including the cities of Walsenburg and
Trinidad and the southern Sangre De Cristo mountains.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...Snow will develop this evening, with a
period of heavy snow late tonight and through the day
Saturday. Lighter snow will then continue Saturday night
before tapering to flurries Sunday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...Total snow accumulation of 8 to 14 inches
with up to 2 feet across the northeast facing slopes of the
Sangre De Cristo mountains.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
COZ094-290515-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0015.170429T0600Z-170430T1500Z/
Eastern Las Animas County-
INCLUDING Branson and Kim
303 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 9 AM MDT SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...eastern Las Animas county including the community
of Kim.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...Rain will change to snow overnight with a
period of heavy snow late tonight and through the day
Saturday. Lighter snow will then continue Saturday night
before tapering to flurries Sunday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 14 inches with locally higher snow
amounts possible near the New Mexico border.

* WIND...North to northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to
45 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. 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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