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Colorado, La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 10:16 PM MST on February 26, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 02, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 2 PM Friday to
5 PM MST Monday...

* location... the eastern San Juan Mountains... the upper Rio
Grande Valley... the La Garita Mountains above 10000 feet and
the eastern Sawatch Range above 11000 feet... including Cumbres
Pass... Wolf Creek Pass... South Fork... Creede... North Pass and
Monarch Pass.

* Cause and timing... a moist... Pacific jet stream will bring
periods of heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental
Divide Friday afternoon through Monday.

* Snow accumulation... 2 to 4 feet.

* Wind... west to southwest 15 to 35 gusting over 50 mph at times.

* Impact... travel will be hazardous... if not impossible at
times... due to heavy... blowing and drifting snow... near zero
visibilities and icy... snow covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Winter storms may have strong winds and reduced visibility due to
heavy snowfall and blowing snow. Snow accumulations of over
8 inches in the mountains may occur. If you are planning to
travel in the watch area during the time of the watch... listen to
the latest weather forecast and consider traveling at another
time or by another Route. If you must travel in or through the
watch area during the time of the watch... take along a winter
survival kit.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:30 AM MST on February 27, 2015


The following are preliminary observations for the storm that has
been affecting our region. This summary is also available on our
webpage http://www.Weather.Gov/Pueblo

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Alamosa County...
   Alamosa T 634 am 2/26 snow depth 6 inches.

... Chaffee County...
   Maysville 2.0 524 am 2/26 trained spotter
   2 NE Salida 1.0 730 am 2/26 public

... Custer County...
   5 W Westcliffe 8.0 710 am 2/26 trained spotter
   2 WSW Rosita 2.5 815 am 2/26 storm total.

... El Paso County...
   8 SW Colorado Spring 12.0 515 am 2/26 trained spotter
   3 SSW Colorado Sprin 7.0 512 PM 2/26 trained spotter
   9 WSW Fountain 6.0 304 PM 2/26 trained spotter
   2 NNE security 4.5 1010 PM 2/26 NWS employee
   2 WNW Colorado Sprin 4.3 435 PM 2/26 trained spotter
   2 ENE Monument 4.0 750 am 2/26 trained spotter
   4 NNE Colorado Sprin 1.8 528 PM 2/26 trained spotter
   4 W Ellicott 1.5 1000 am 2/26 trained spotter
   2 N Black Forest 1.5 733 PM 2/25 trained spotter
   4 NW Peterson AFB 1.3 945 PM 2/26 since last evening

... Fremont County...
   1 NNE Canon City 8.5 145 PM 2/26 since 830 PM yesterday
   12 NNE Penrose 7.0 915 am 2/26 trained spotter
   7 ESE Texas Creek 4.8 825 am 2/26 0.38 precipitation.
   2 se Penrose 3.5 616 am 2/26 trained spotter

... Huerfano County...
   5 WSW Walsenburg 10.0 845 PM 2/26 trained spotter
   1 WNW Walsenburg 2.6 500 PM 2/25 cocorahs

... Lake County...
   2 NE Leadville 3.8 313 am 2/26 trained spotter
   1 SW Leadville 3.6 830 am 2/26 trained spotter

... Otero County...
   Fowler 2.5 800 am 2/26 0.16 precipitation.
   1 NE La Junta 2.0 630 PM 2/26 last night and this am

... Pueblo County...
   Beulah 15.8 1005 am 2/26 since 3 PM yesterday
   1 S Beulah 14.0 644 am 2/26 trained spotter
   1 SSW Rye 13.9 630 am 2/26 1.14 precipitation.
   7 E Colorado City 9.5 1221 PM 2/26 trained spotter
   2 W Rye 9.0 1020 PM 2/25 NWS employee
   12 NE Colorado City 8.0 813 am 2/26 trained spotter
   13 NE Colorado City 8.0 800 am 2/26 in past 12 hours
   5 ENE Pueblo West 5.5 936 am 2/26 trained spotter
   3 NNE Pueblo 5.0 1100 PM 2/26 since last night
   2 SW Pueblo West 3.8 1117 am 2/26 NWS employee
   3 NNE Blende 3.4 623 am 2/26 NWS office
   3 N Pueblo Reservoir 3.3 646 am 2/26 .28 liquid equivalent
   4 NW Pueblo reservoi 2.5 320 am 2/26 trained spotter

... Teller County...
   Woodland Park 3.0 907 PM 2/25 broadcast media
   1 WSW Woodland Park 3.0 735 PM 2/26 trained spotter


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