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Colorado, West Elk and Sawatch Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:21 PM MST on February 26, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EST on March 01, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 am Monday to
midnight MST Tuesday night...

* locations include... Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble,
Telluride, Ouray, Lake city, Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus.

* Timing... snow is expected to start over the higher peaks prior
to sunrise, becoming widespread and lowering in elevation
throughout the day. Snow, heavy at times, will then continue
into Tuesday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 12 to 18 inches.

* Winds... southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph
above 9500 feet Monday through Tuesday morning. Winds gradually
turn westerly then northwest and decrease Tuesday afternoon.

* Visibility... less than one half mile in moderate to heavy snow
and blowing snow.

* Impacts... heavy snowfall and strong winds will create hazardous
driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy and/or
snowpacked at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Flood Watch , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Flood Warning
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Texas - High Wind Watch , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Vermont - Flood Warning
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement

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