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Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 6:26PM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to 2 inches. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph. * WHERE...Western Mosquito Range Above 11000 Feet, Eastern Sawatch Mountains, 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 dangerously cold wind chills as low as 35 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

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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

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 27 at 6:26PM MST until February 27 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch. Winds gusting as high as 55 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 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 2:54PM 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...Until 11 PM MST this evening. * IMPACTS...Roads will likely 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

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 2:53PM 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 2:53PM 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 2:53PM 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 Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued February 27 at 2:53PM 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

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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