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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:07 PM MST on February 27, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EST on March 01, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight MST
Tuesday night...

* locations include... Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble,
Telluride, Ouray, Lake city, Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus.

* Timing... periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
Tuesday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 10 to 20 inches with locally higher amounts
along southwest facing slopes above 10000 feet.

* Winds... southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph above
9500 feet. Winds gradually turn westerly then northwest and
decrease Tuesday afternoon.

* Visibility... less than 1/2 mile at times in moderate to heavy
snow and blowing snow.

* Impacts... heavy snowfall and strong winds will create
hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
and/or snowpacked at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory, Freeze Watch , Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch , Frost Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Connecticut - Flood Warning
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Texas - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory

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