Upper Gunnison River Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:31 PM MDT on April 17, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am MDT
Saturday...

* locations include the cities of... Gunnison... Cimarron.

* Timing... periods of snow tonight.

* Snow accumulation... an additional 1 to 3 inches... bringing storm
total amounts of 4 to 8 inches. The highest amounts will be over
Cerro Summit and surrounding higher terrain.

* Winds... local west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph...
becoming northwest overnight.

* Visibility... less than one mile at times.

* Impacts... roads will be slick with slush or snow over mountain
passes... especially during the overnight hours. Backcountry
travel will be difficult.

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.





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