La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 11:08 PM MST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 8 am MST

* what... snow and blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations of
up to two inches, with localized snow amounts up to 4 inches,
are expected.

* Where... western Mosquito Range/East Lake County above 11000
feet, western Chaffee County between 9000 and 11000 feet,
Saguache County east of Continental Divide below 10000 feet,
La Garita Mountains above 10000 feet, northern Sangre de
Cristo Mountains above 11000 feet, southern Sangre de Cristo
Mountains above 11000 feet and Pikes Peak above 11000 feet.

* When... until 8 am MST Tuesday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. In
addition, significant reductions in visibility are likely.
Tree branches could fall. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
cause widespread 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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