Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 5:38 AM MDT Mar. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM
MDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for snow, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6
PM MDT Wednesday. This replaces and upgrades the Winter Storm
Watch that was in effect.

* Location... Huerfano and western Las Animas counties... including
Walsenburg and Trinidad.

* Cause and timing... a very moist storm system will track slowly
east across central New Mexico into Texas through Wednesday.

* Snow accumulation... 6 to 12 inches with higher amounts near the
mountains.

* Wind... northeast 20 to 40 mph.

* Impact... travel will be hazardous due to heavy snow, poor
visibilities and snow covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. Significant amounts of snow are forecast
that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If
you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.