Buena Vista Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 2:54 PM CST Jan. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday evening through
Monday evening...

* what... blizzard conditions possible. Travel could be very
difficult to impossible, including during the morning and
evening commutes on Monday. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, and ice
accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch are

* Where... Buena Vista and Ida counties.

* When... from Sunday evening through Monday evening.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 40 mph could
cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
drifting of the snow is also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch for blizzard conditions means there is a
potential for falling and/or blowing snow with strong winds and
extremely poor visibilities. This can lead to whiteout conditions
and make travel very dangerous.