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Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 10:45 PM MST on January 18, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Saturday evening...

* location... eastern San Juan and La Garita Mountains above
10000 feet... including Wolf Creek Pass.

* Cause and timing... a series of storm systems will bring
periods of moderate to heavy snow to the Southwest Mountains
beginning Thursday night and continuing through Saturday
evening.

* Snow accumulation... total snowfall accumulations of 12 inches
or more will be likely across the eastern San Juan Mountains
with 6 to 12 inches possible across the La Garita Mountains.

* Wind... west to southwest winds 15 to 30 mph with locally
higher gusts... particularly on Friday.

* Impact... roads will become icy and snowpacked with hazardous
travel conditions expected over the mountain passes...
particularly Wolf Creek. Avalanche danger will increase into
Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Arizona - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Special Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Record Report
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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