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Winter Storm Watch

Winter Storm Watch issued March 1 at 3:03AM MST until March 4 at 9:00AM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches possible with locally higher amounts. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. * WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains and Flat Tops. * WHEN...From Saturday evening through Monday morning. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Widespread 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
Elkhead and Park Mountains; Flat Tops

Winter Storm Watch

Winter Storm Watch issued March 1 at 3:03AM MST until March 4 at 9:00AM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches possible with locally higher amounts. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. * WHERE...Lower Yampa River Basin, Central Yampa River Basin and Upper Yampa River Basin. * WHEN...From Saturday evening through Monday morning. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. 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
Lower Yampa River Basin; Central Yampa River Basin; Upper Yampa River Basin

Winter Storm Watch

Winter Storm Watch issued March 1 at 3:03AM MST until March 4 at 9:00AM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 18 inches possible with locally higher amounts. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. * WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas and West Elk and Sawatch Mountains. * WHEN...From Saturday evening through Monday morning. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
Grand and Battlement Mesas; West Elk and Sawatch Mountains

Winter Storm Watch

Winter Storm Watch issued March 1 at 3:03AM MST until March 4 at 9:00AM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 7000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches possible with locally higher amounts. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. * WHERE...Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus. * WHEN...From Saturday evening through Monday morning. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus

Winter Storm Watch

Winter Storm Watch issued March 1 at 3:03AM MST until March 4 at 9:00AM MST by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 16 inches possible with locally higher amounts. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. * WHERE...Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys. * WHEN...From Saturday evening through Monday morning. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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Area
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys

High Wind Watch

High Wind Watch issued March 1 at 2:30AM MST until March 3 at 8:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...Southwest winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 80 mph possible. * WHERE...Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Wet Mountains, Wet Mountain Valley, Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet, including Walsenburg, and Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet, including Trinidad. * WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday evening. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strongest winds will start along the mountains Saturday night, with winds spreading to lower elevations throughout Sunday morning.

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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 Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft; Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft; Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft; Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft; Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft

Fire Weather Watch

Fire Weather Watch issued March 1 at 1:17AM MST until March 2 at 7:00PM MST by NWS Goodland KS

...Critical fire weather conditions possible Saturday... .The combination of dry fuels, southwest winds gusting 30 to 45 mph and relative humidity dropping to 10 percent will likely create critical fire weather conditions in the Fire Weather Watch area. All outdoor burning should be avoided. * AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 001 Cheyenne, 013 Sherman, 014 Thomas, 027 Wallace, 028 Logan, 041 Greeley, 042 Wichita, 252 Yuma, 253 Kit Carson and 254 Cheyenne. * WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 10 percent. * IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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Area
Yuma; Kit Carson County; Cheyenne; Cheyenne; Sherman; Thomas; Wallace; Logan; Greeley; Wichita

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued February 29 at 8:03PM MST until March 1 at 6:00PM MST by NWS Denver CO

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 247. * Timing...10AM to 7PM Saturday. * Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid fire spread. Avoid outdoor burning and any activity that may produce a spark and start a wildfire.

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Area
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County

Fire Weather Watch

Fire Weather Watch issued February 29 at 8:03PM MST until March 2 at 7:00PM MST by NWS Denver CO

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 247. * Timing...10AM to 7PM Saturday. * Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid fire spread. Avoid outdoor burning and any activity that may produce a spark and start a wildfire.

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Area
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County

Fire Weather Watch

Fire Weather Watch issued February 29 at 8:03PM MST until March 2 at 7:00PM MST by NWS Denver CO

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246 and 249. * Timing...10AM to 7PM Saturday. * Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid fire spread. Avoid outdoor burning and any activity that may produce a spark and start a wildfire.

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Area
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield County; North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County; Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet; Northeast Weld County; Central and South Weld County; Morgan County; Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties; North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln County; Washington County

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued February 29 at 2:40PM MST until March 1 at 6:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 227, 228, 229 and 230. * Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire growth and spread.

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Area
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado Springs; Pueblo County Including Pueblo; Huerfano County Including Walsenburg; Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher

Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning issued February 29 at 2:40PM MST until March 1 at 6:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday evening. * Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 222. * Winds...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire growth and spread.

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Area
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek

Fire Weather Watch

Fire Weather Watch issued February 29 at 2:40PM MST until March 2 at 7:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 227, 228, 229 and 230. * Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire growth and spread.

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Area
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado Springs; Pueblo County Including Pueblo; Huerfano County Including Walsenburg; Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher

Fire Weather Watch

Fire Weather Watch issued February 29 at 2:40PM MST until March 2 at 7:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday evening. * Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 222. * Winds...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire growth and spread.

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Area
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek

Fire Weather Watch

Fire Weather Watch issued February 29 at 2:40PM MST until March 2 at 7:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 226, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236 and 237. * Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. * Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent. * Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire growth and spread.

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Area
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest; Crowley County Including Ordway; Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands; Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon; Kiowa County Including Eads; Bent County Including Las Animas; Prowers County Including Lamar; Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands
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