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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued February 27 at 2:20PM MST by NWS Goodland KS

At 219 PM MST, an area of heavy snow was located 6 miles northwest of Kit Carson, or 29 miles west of Cheyenne Wells, moving east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this area of heavy snow. Locations impacted include... Kit Carson, Wild Horse, and Aroya. Visibilities will drop quickly to less than a quarter of a mile in this area of heavy snow. A rapid drop in temperatures will lead to the rapid formation of black ice on area roadways. Black ice is nearly impossible to see and roadways may appear wet. Please use extreme caution, especially on bridges, overpasses and around curves. Allow plenty of stopping distance and avoid braking suddenly. Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in winter weather situations. Be prepared for snow or ice covered roads. Slow down and allow extra time when traveling.

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Cheyenne County

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 27 at 11:56AM MST until February 27 at 3:00PM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Upper Yampa River Basin. * WHEN...Until 3 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility, especially in open areas. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
Upper Yampa River Basin

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 11:56AM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph. * WHERE...West Elk and Sawatch Mountains. * WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The cold wind chills as low as 35 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 11:56AM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph. * WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains, Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys and Flat Tops. * WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility, especially on ridge tops. The cold wind chills as low as 35 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
Elkhead and Park Mountains; Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys; Flat Tops

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 11:56AM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph. * WHERE...Northwest San Juan Mountains and Southwest San Juan Mountains. * WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The cold wind chills as low as 35 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
Northwestern San Juan Mountains; Southwest San Juan Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 11:56AM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow above 8000 feet. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph. * WHERE...Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide. * WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility, especially on ridge tops. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 11:56AM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph. * WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas. * WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
Grand and Battlement Mesas

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 27 at 11:10AM MST until February 27 at 5:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph. * WHERE...Lake County Below 11000 Feet. * WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

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Area
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Ft

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 27 at 11:10AM MST until February 27 at 5:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches. Winds gusting as high as 80 mph. * WHERE...Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet. * WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage.

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Area
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft; Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 27 at 11:10AM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph. * WHERE...La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet. * WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage. The cold wind chills as low as 30 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

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Area
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 11:10AM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 75 mph. * WHERE...Western Mosquito Range Above 11000 Feet, Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 9000 Feet, Upper Rio Grande Valley, and Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet. * WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage. The dangerously cold wind chills as low as 40 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

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Area
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft; Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft; Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft; Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft; Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft

High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning issued February 27 at 10:46AM MST until February 27 at 5:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Some areas of blowing dust will be possible. * WHERE...Pueblo, Otero, Eastern Las Animas, Bent, Baca, Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet, and Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet. * WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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Area
Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet; Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft; Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft; La Junta Vicinity/Otero County; Eastern Las Animas County; Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County; Springfield Vicinity/Baca County

High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning issued February 27 at 10:46AM MST until February 27 at 5:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...West winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 70 mph. * WHERE...Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and Wet Mountains. * WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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Area
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft; Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft; Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft; Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft; Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft; Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft

High Wind Warning

High Wind Warning issued February 27 at 10:46AM MST until February 27 at 5:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Some areas of blowing dust will be possible. * WHERE...San Luis Valley, and Wet Mountain Valley. * WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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Area
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft; Alamosa Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft; Southern San Luis Valley; Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued February 27 at 4:27AM MST until February 27 at 4:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 230, 233 and 237. * Winds...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 15 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire growth and spread.

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Area
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher; Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon; Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 3:57AM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Denver CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations between 4 and 12 inches. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph. * WHERE...Rabbit Ears Pass, Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range, and The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range, and the Indian Peaks. * WHEN...The heaviest snow will be through early afternoon, then lighter snow and strong winds will continue through this evening. * IMPACTS...Roads will become slick and hazardous. Snow and blowing snow will reduce visibility to a quarter mile or less.

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Area
West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet; South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet; South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above 9000 Feet

Avalanche Warning

Avalanche Warning issued February 26 at 4:44PM MST by NWS Denver CO

AVWBOU THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER. ...AVALANCHE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 430PM MONDAY UNTIL 6AM WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Dangerous avalanche conditions are developing. Expect the Avalanche Danger to rise to HIGH (Level 4 of 5) on Monday night through Wednesday morning. * WHERE...Gore Range, Ten Mile Range, Sawatch Range, Elk Mountains, Ruby Range, Ragged Range, La Plata Mountains and From Wolf Creek Pass to Cumbres Pass. * WHEN...Expect dangerous avalanche conditions to begin on Monday evening after 4:30 PM and last through Wednesday morning at 6:00 AM. * IMPACTS...Heavy snow and strong winds will create dangerous avalanche conditions by Tuesday morning. Large and dangerous avalanches will be easy to trigger and will run wide and far. Avalanches will run naturally. *PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Travel in backcountry avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avoid travel on and under slopes steeper than about 30 degrees. You can find more detailed information at colorado.gov/avalanche

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Area
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys; West Elk and Sawatch Mountains; Southwest San Juan Mountains; South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above 9000 Feet; Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft; Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft; Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft
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