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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 8:54 PM MDT on April 25, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 28, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday evening
through Thursday evening...

* locations include... Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Aspen,
Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford,
and Trappers Lake.

* Timing... snow showers increase in coverage and intensity
Wednesday night and may continue through Thursday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts
possible.

* Snow level... between 8000 and 9000 feet in the evening,
dropping to mountain bases by Thursday morning.

* Winds... west 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Visibility... may drop below one mile at times in heavy
snowfall.

* Impacts... High Mountain roads and highways may be icy,
snowpack and slushy. Gusty winds will cause areas of drifting
snow, especially over higher exposed ridges. Travel may be
difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Statement , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Record Report
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Frost Advisory
Kansas - Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Wind Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
New York - Flood Warning
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Rhode Island - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement

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