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Colorado, Northwestern San Juan Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:31 PM MDT on April 17, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 18, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 6 PM MDT Saturday...

* locations include the cities of... Ouray... Telluride... Lake
City.

* Timing... snow will increase early this evening over the
northwest San Juan Mountains and continue through Saturday
afternoon.

* Snow accumulation... 4 to 8 inches... with the highest amounts
above 9000 feet.

* Winds... becoming northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph
late tonight... then continuing on Saturday.

* Visibility... less than one mile at times in heavy snow.

* Impacts... roads will be slick with slush or snow over mountain
passes... especially during the overnight hours. Backcountry
travel will be difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





Local Storm Report



04/17/2015 0800 am

Ouray, Ouray County.

Snow m1.6 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Swe 0.13 inches





04/17/2015 0800 am

Ouray, Ouray County.

Snow m1.6 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Swe 0.13 inches



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