Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 5:22 AM MDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this
evening to 6 PM MDT Saturday...

* location... the western mosquito and eastern sawatch ranges,
the La Garita and eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet
and northwest Fremont County above 8500 feet.

* Cause and timing... a strengthening storm system will move across
southern Colorado and New Mexico tonight through Saturday night, spreading
a prolonged period of snow and gusty winds into the area.

* Snow accumulation... 4 to 8 inches with locally up to a foot.

* Wind... north to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with locally
higher wind gusts.

* Impact... snow and blowing snow at times is expected to create
hazardous travel conditions through Saturday afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while

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