Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:39 PM MST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 8 am MST
Tuesday...

* what... snow and blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3
to 6 inches, with localized amounts up to 9 inches, are
expected.

* Where... western Mosquito Range, East Lake County above 11000
feet, western Chaffee County between 9000 and 11000 feet,
Saguache County east of Continental Divide below 10000 feet, La
Garita Mountains above 10000 feet, the Sangre de Cristo
Mountains above 11000 feet and Pikes Peak above 11000 feet.

* When... until 8 am MST Tuesday.

* Additional details... plan on slick and snow packed Road
conditions. In addition, significant reductions in visibility
are likely. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph will cause
widespread blowing and drifting snow. The cold wind chills as
low as 25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as
little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest Road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.





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