Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:53 PM MST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 2 PM Thursday
to 11 PM MST Friday...

* what... snow expected. Total accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
expected. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.

* Where... western Mosquito Range and East Lake County above 11000
feet, northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains, eastern sawatch
mountains above 11000 feet, western Chaffee County above 9000
feet, and east Chaffee County above 9000 feet.

* When... from 2 PM Thursday to 11 PM MST Friday.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult. The cold
wind chills as low as 20 below zero could cause frostbite on
exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




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