Bent County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
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
1136 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017


The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for snow, which is in effect from 3 AM Saturday to 9 AM
MDT Sunday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

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

* 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...6 to 10 inches north of highway 50, with 8
to 14 inches south of the highway.

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