Friday, January 11, 2013

Winter Storm Warning - North and East of Pagosa!

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the Mountains North and East of Pagosa Springs, strong winds and heavy snow are predicted to produce periods of whiteout conditions throughout the morning.
Winds are expected to be from the west southwest at 15-20 mph, becoming NW in the afternoon. Gust up to 30 mph.  Snow accumulation expected today is 3-5 inches.
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Major changes taking place in the weather pattern over Colorado. Big snows returning to the high country. Winter Storm Warning now in effect for the San Juan Mountains...including Wolf Creek and Cumbres Passes from 5AM Saturday to 5AM Sunday. Good snows returning to the rest of the Continental Divide as well. Winter Weather Advisories possible for these areas soon. Scattered snows eastern mountain ranges. Another major storm likely to impact the San Juans and the rest of mountains from Sunday night through Monday night...with snow and wind possibly spreading to the plains Tuesday afternoon and evening. Accumulations don't look great for the plains at this time but continuing to monitor for possible storm track changes. Please stay informed of the weather over the next several days. Hazardous conditions are expected. Please visit weather.gov/pub for more information.
National Weather Service - nws.pubshort at 11:17:01 on 1/25/2013