Rio Grande County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
INCLUDING Climax, Bonanza, Alpine, Granite, St Elmo, North Pass,
Cumbres Pass, and Wolf Creek Pass
346 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017


* LOCATION...the western Mosquito and eastern Sawatch Mountains
above 11000 feet...western Chaffee County between 9000 and
11000 feet...the La Garita and eastern San Juan Mountains
above 10000 feet...including Fremont...Monarch...North
Cochetopa... Wolf Creek and Cumbres Passes.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...a Pacific storm system will move through the
region through Tuesday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 to 20 inches.

* WIND...southwest 15 to 30 gusting to 50 mph causing areas of
blowing snow and poor visibility.

* will be hazardous due to heavy, blowing snow,
poor visibility and icy or snow covered roads.


This Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather
conditions are expected. Significant amounts of snow and wind
will make travel dangerous. Postpone or reroute travel if
possible. If you must travel, carry winter survival gear such as
food, water, extra clothes, blankets, a flashlight, shovel, phone
and portable charger.


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