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Colorado, Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:06 PM MDT on March 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 29, 2017

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Tuesday evening
through Wednesday afternoon...

* location... the lower elevations of the Sangre de Cristo
Mountains... Wet Mountains and Teller County.

* Cause and timing... a strengthening Pacific storm system will
spread snow into the region late Tuesday evening... with the
heaviest falling Tuesday night and Wednesday.

* Snow accumulation... snow accumulations of 1-2 feet with higher
amounts possible for the northeast facing slopes of the Sangre
de Cristo Mountains and Wet Mountains. Teller County could see
a foot or more. Snowfall amounts are highly subject to change
depending on storm track.

* Wind... northeast 15 to 30 mph.

* Impact... deteriorating conditions are expected Tuesday evening
with roads becoming slick and snowpacked Tuesday night through

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 - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Connecticut - Dense Fog Advisory
Georgia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Watch
Kansas -
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts -
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Mississippi -
Missouri -
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Dense Fog Advisory
New Mexico - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Areal Flood Advisory
Oregon - Flood Warning
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch
Rhode Island -
South Carolina - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Public Information Statement
Texas - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement

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