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Winter Storm Warning...

  Winter Storm Warning

Thursday, April 16th

Winter Storm Warning...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Front Range mountains and foothills, including the Drake, Glen Haven and Storm Mountain areas, in effect Noon today through Noon on Saturday.

SNOW WILL LIKELY DEVELOP AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES BY THIS AFTERNOON. THIS PERIOD OF HEAVIER SNOW COULD LAST INTO THIS EVENING BEFORE DECREASING SOMEWHAT OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATIONS OF 18 TO 36 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS FROM THE DIVIDE EASTWARD. ACCUMULATIONS IN SOUTH PARK WILL RANGE FROM 8 TO 16 INCHES.

REMEMBER, A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

The complete text of this official weather advisory can be found via the link provided below:

Winter Storm Warning


Winter Storm Watch...

  Winter Storm Watch

Wednesday, April 15th

Winter Storm Watch...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter Storm Watch for northeastern Colorado, including the Drake, Glen Haven and Storm Mountain areas, in effect from Thursday evening through Saturday morning.

THE LATEST FORECAST MODEL DATA IS CONSISTENT WITH EARLIER RUNS BRINGING A STRONG CYCLONE LOCATED OVER THE GREAT BASIN LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE FOUR CORNERS AREA BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN TRACKING IT EASTWARD TO THE TEXAS PANHANDLE BY FRIDAY EVENING. THIS IS A FAVORABLE TRACK FOR SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION IN MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA...WITH FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY APPEARING AT THIS TIME TO EXPERIENCE THE WORST CONDITIONS BOTH IN REGARDS TO WIND AND PRECIPITATION.

SNOW IS LIKELY IN THE MOUNTAINS ON THURSDAY BUT IS NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME HEAVY UNTIL THURSDAY NIGHT. THIS COULD CONTINUE WELL INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE FOOTHILLS AND SOUTH PARK WILL SEE A RAIN-SNOW MIX INITIALLY, WITH HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED TO COMMENCE AFTER MIDNIGHT ON THURSDAY NIGHT CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. POSSIBLE SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS COULD RANGE FROM 18 TO 36 INCHES FROM THE DIVIDE EASTWARD.

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS MAY OCCUR THAT COULD IMPACT TRAVEL. STAY TUNED TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OR YOUR LOCAL NEWS MEDIA FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNING CONCERNING THIS POTENTIAL WINTER STORM.

This Winter Storm Watch has be upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning!


 

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