« View county listWinter Storm Warning
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-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
INCLUDING La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1239 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT SUNDAY...
* LOCATION...The Sangre De Cristo and Wet mountains and the
southern I-25 corridor of Huerfano and western Las Animas
counties including the cities of Walsenburg and Trinidad.
* CAUSE AND TIMING...Heavy snow will continue overnight 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 15 inches
with locally up to 2 feet for the northeast facing slopes of
the Wet mountains.
* WIND...North to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
* 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.