Winter Storm *Warning* - N&W Park County

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Winter Storm *Warning* - N&W Park County

Post by ParkBull » Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:20 am

...WINTER STORM *WARNING* IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
feet, heaviest over the higher northwest facing slopes. Winds
gusting as high as 60 mph over the mountain passes.

* WHERE...The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range,
and the Indian Peaks.

* WHEN...From 5 AM Thursday to midnight MST Friday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.
Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage.
The cold wind chills as low as 30 below zero could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Re: Winter Storm *Warning* - N&W Park County

Post by ParkBull » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:04 pm

...WINTER STORM *WARNING* REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 11 to 28
inches. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph.

* WHERE...The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range,
and the Indian Peaks, Rabbit Ears Pass and Rocky Mountain
National Park and the Medicine Bow Range.

* WHEN...Until midnight MST Friday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas
of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. Strong winds could cause tree damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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