Chaffee County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ058-060-061-066-068-270700-
/O.UPG.KPUB.WS.A.0009.170227T1800Z-170301T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KPUB.WS.W.0009.170227T1900Z-170301T0700Z/
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
341 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST TUESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect from noon
Monday to midnight Tuesday night. This upgrades and replaces the
Winter Storm Watch that was in effect.

* 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 Monday 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.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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