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Colorado, Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below 7500 Ft

Blizzard Watch

Statement as of 4:07 AM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on March 24, 2017


... Blizzard watch now in effect from late tonight through Friday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a blizzard
watch, which is in effect from late tonight through Friday
morning. This replaces the Winter Storm Watch.

* Location... northern El Paso County including Black Forest and
Monument.

* Timing... a strong storm system will send a cold front south
across the Palmer Divide this evening with rain changing to snow
by midnight. Periods of moderate to heavy wet snow and blowing
snow will be possible late tonight into midday Friday.

* Snow accumulation... 6 to 10 inches.

* Wind... north at 35 to 45 mph, with gusts in excess of 65 mph.

* Impact... hazardous travel conditions are expected due to very
strong winds, areas of blowing snow, poor visibilities and icy,
snow covered roads. In addition, the strong winds and heavy wet
nature of the snowfall may produce power outages and cause tree
damage where Spring leafing has occurred.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A blizzard watch means there is a potential for falling and/or
blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities.
This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very
dangerous.






Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:07 AM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM MDT this evening for fire weather zones 226... 227... 228...
229... 230... 231... 232... 233... 234... 235... 236 and 237...

* affected area... fire weather zones 226... 227... 228... 229...
230... 231... 232... 233... 234... 235... 236 and 237.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
growth and spread of fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels
will result in the potential for extreme fire behavior. Burning
or any other activities that could accidentally spark a wildfire
should be postponed.




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