Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 4:22 AM MDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday afternoon...

* what... snow, heavy at times and gusty winds possible.
Significant snow possible, favoring higher terrain locations.
Plan on difficult travel conditions.

* Where... Sangre de Cristo Mountains, northwestern Fremont County
above 8500 feet, the Wet Mountains above 10000 feet, Teller
County, the Rampart Range and Pikes Peak.

* When... from Friday morning into Saturday afternoon.

* Additional details... plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the morning commute on Friday. Significant
reductions in visibility are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.




Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:52 AM MDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning now in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM
MDT this evening for gusty winds, low humidity, high Haines
indices and dry fuels for fire weather zones
220... 221... 222... 224... 225... 226... 227... 228... 229... 230...
231... 232... 233 and 235...

* affected area... fire weather zones 220... 221... 222... 224...
225... 226... 227... 228... 229... 230... 231... 232... 233 and 235.

* Winds... south 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Haines... 5.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
growth and spread of fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.




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