Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 11:18 AM MST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this
evening to 8 am MST Tuesday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations
of 3 to 6 inches, with localized amounts up to 12 inches, are

* Where... western Mosquito Range, East Lake County above 11000
feet, eastern sawatch mountains above 11000 feet, western
Chaffee County between 9000 and 11000 feet, Saguache County east
of Continental Divide below 10000 feet and La Garita Mountains
above 10000 feet.

* When... from 11 PM this evening to 8 am MST Tuesday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. In
addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting as
high as 50 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.
The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest Road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

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