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Colorado, Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:22 AM MDT on April 26, 2015

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to
noon MDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy west snow... which is in effect from 4 PM this
afternoon to noon MDT Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer
in effect.

* Location... the lower elevations of both the Wet Mountains and
Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* Cause and timing... a strong Spring storm will affect the region
this afternoon into Monday morning. This storm will bring heavy
wet snow the the region.

* Snow accumulation... 8 to 16 inches of snow. The heaviest snow
will occur on the east facing slopes. The precipitation will
begin as rain but is expected to change to snow by mid to late
afternoon. The heaviest accumulations will likely occur above
7000 feet.

* Wind... northeast to east at 15 to 25 mph.

* Impact... travel will become hazardous due to heavy snow... poor
visibilities and 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.






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