Rio Grande County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ060-066>068-272000-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0021.150227T2100Z-150303T0000Z/
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...INDEPENDENCE PASS...MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...
NORTH PASS...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS
457 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...THE UPPER RIO
GRANDE VALLEY...THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET AND
THE EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE ABOVE 11000 FEET...INCLUDING CUMBRES
PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...NORTH PASS AND
MONARCH PASS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST...PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 35 GUSTING OVER 50 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE AT
TIMES...DUE TO HEAVY...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...NEAR ZERO
VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
COZ064-065-272000-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0043.150227T2100Z-150303T0000Z/
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...SARGENTS...BONANZA
457 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN SAGUACHE COUNTY BELOW
10000 FEET INCLUDING SARGENTS AND BONANZA.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST...PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 35 MPH GUSTING OVER 50 MPH AT
TIMES.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO PERIODS OF HEAVY...
BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

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