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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 2:37 PM MDT on April 25, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2015


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

* location... Pikes Peak above 11000 feet... the Sangre de Cristo
and Wet Mountain ranges.

* Cause and timing... an upper level storm system is forecast to
move across the Desert Southwest bringing a period of wet...
heavy snowfall to the eastern mountains... generally above 7000
feet. The best window of heavy wet snow will be Sunday night
through Monday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 1 to 2 feet with locally higher amounts.
Snowfall rates could be intense at times with around 2 inches
per hour possible.

* Wind... northeast to east at 15 to 25 mph.

* Impact... travel will become hazardous due to heavy snow... poor
visibilities and snow covered roads. Some tree damage and power
outages will be possible due to the intense snowfall
rates... especially on newly leafed out trees across the lower
elevations.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch is issued when there is the potential for
severe winter weather conditions to develop.

Winter storms may have strong winds and reduced visibility due to
heavy snowfall and blowing snow. Snow accumulations of over
6 inches across the plains and high valleys or over 8 inches in
the mountains may occur. If you are planning to travel in the
watch area during the time of the watch... listen to the latest
weather forecast and consider traveling at another time or by
another Route. If you must travel in or through the watch area
during the time of the watch... take along a winter survival kit.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:00 PM MDT on April 25, 2015


Pueblo high today... ... ... ... ... .. 73
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 36
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0
                    pk wind 31 mph from W at 937 am MDT.

Colorado sprgs high today... ... ... ... ... .. 67
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 39
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. T
                    pk wind 38 mph from S at 259 PM MDT.

Alamosa high today... ... ... ... ... .. 61
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 23
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0
                    pk wind 31 mph from S at 447 PM MDT.



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