Las Animas County, CO
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Special Weather Statement
COZ086-088-093-094-262115-
LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY CO-EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY CO-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT CO-
PUEBLO VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FEET CO-
249 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 248 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR TYRONE...OR 31 MILES NORTHEAST OF
TRINIDAD...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HIGHWAY 350 BETWEEN TYRONE AND DELHI.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3744 10398 3742 10417 3767 10430 3774 10405
TIME...MOT...LOC 2048Z 170DEG 16KT 3748 10409

$$

Winter Storm Warning
COZ072-074-079-270445-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0024.150426T2200Z-150427T1800Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...
WESTON...RYE
233 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF BOTH THE WET MOUNTAINS AND
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THIS STORM
WILL BRING HEAVY WET SNOW TO THE REGION...ESPECIALLY TONIGHT
INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
WILL OCCUR ON THE EAST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW...POOR
VISIBILITIES AND SLUSHY...SNOW COVERED ROADS. SOME TREE DAMAGE
AND POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE INTENSE SNOWFALL
RATES...ESPECIALLY ON NEWLY LEAFED OUT TREES ACROSS THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL
KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY WITH YOUR
VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR VEHICLE...RUN
YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE EXHAUST PIPE
IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
COZ073-075-080-082-270445-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0024.000000T0000Z-150427T1800Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...BLANCA PEAK...SPANISH PEAKS...GREENHORN MTN...
PIKES PEAK
233 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND WET MOUNTAINS
ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THIS STORM
WILL BRING HEAVY WET SNOW TO THE REGION...ESPECIALLY TONIGHT
INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
SNOWFALL RATES COULD BE INTENSE AT TIMES WITH AROUND 2 INCHES
PER HOUR POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AND INTO TONIGHT.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY WET SNOW...
POOR VISIBILITIES AND SLUSHY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL
KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY WITH YOUR
VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR VEHICLE...RUN
YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE EXHAUST PIPE
IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
COZ087-088-270445-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0047.150427T0200Z-150427T1800Z/
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
INCLUDING...WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD
233 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON MDT MONDAY...

* LOCATION...HUERFANO AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500
FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO
BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW ACROSS THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL BE DEPENDENT ON
ELEVATIONS. AREAS GENERALLY BELOW 6000 FEET WILL LIKELY NOT SEE
ANY SNOW WITH THIS STORM. RAIN WILL LIKELY MIX WITH AND CHANGE
TO SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIER ACCUMULATIONS
WILL OCCUR GENERALLY ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 6 INCHES AT
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY
SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND SLUSHY...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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