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Colorado, South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above 9000 Feet

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 8:57 PM MST on December 09, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 11, 2016


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday morning...

* timing... snow will increase over the mountains Saturday
afternoon and continue through Sunday morning. Snow may be heavy
at times Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

* Snow accumulations... 10 to 24 inches possible mountain areas...
with the greater amounts in the park and Gore ranges around
Rabbit Ears Pass. Four to 10 inches of snow also possible on
the Mountain Valley floors.

* Wind/visibility... west winds 20 to 40 mph near and above
timberline... with gusts to 60 mph or more on the high passes.
Visibility may lower to a couple hundred feet at times on the
passes... and as low as a quarter mile at times on lower slopes
and valley floors.

* Impacts... the snow and blowing snow may produce hazardous and
slow travel conditions across the mountains starting Saturday
afternoon. The worst travel conditions are expected Saturday
night and early Sunday morning.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.


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