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Colorado, Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:06 PM MDT on March 27, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 29, 2017

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Tuesday night
through Wednesday afternoon...

* location... the Palmer Divide and the southern I-25 corridor of
eastern Huerfano and western Las Animas counties. This
includes the cities of Monument... Walsenburg and Trinidad.

* Cause and timing... a strengthening Pacific storm system will
spread snow into the region late Tuesday night... with the
heaviest falling through Wednesday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 5 to 10 inches however snowfall amounts are
subject to change depending on the storm track and amount of
cold air that comes in with the system.

* Wind... northeast 20 to 40 mph.

* Impact... Road conditions may deteriorate quickly Tuesday night
leading to a slick and snowpacked morning commute.
Visibilities will drop to under a mile at times in heavy wet

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.

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Connecticut - Dense Fog Advisory
Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Watch
Kansas -
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Maine - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts -
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Missouri -
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Dense Fog Advisory
New Mexico - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Oklahoma - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Flood Warning
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch
Rhode Island -
South Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Tennessee - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement

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