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Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:02 PM MST on January 18, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

* Location... eastern San Juan and La Garita Mountains above 10000
feet... including Wolf Creek Pass.

* Cause and timing... a series of storm systems will bring periods
of moderate to heavy snow to the Southwest Mountains beginning
Thursday night and continuing through Saturday evening.

* Snow accumulation... total snowfall accumulations of 12 inches or
more will be likely across the eastern San Juan Mountains with 6
to 12 inches possible across the La Garita Mountains.

* Wind... west to southwest winds 15 to 30 mph with locally higher
gusts... particularly on Friday.

* Impact... roads will become icy and snowpacked with hazardous
travel conditions expected over the mountain
passes... particularly Wolf Creek. Avalanche danger will increase
into Saturday.

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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Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Arizona - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement, Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
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New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Special Statement
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North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning , Record Report
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South Carolina - Record Report
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