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San Juan County OEM
Tuesday November 26th, 2019 :: 04:16 p.m. MST

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...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM WEDNESDAY TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY...

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM WEDNESDAY TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...For the Winter Weather Advisory snow...moderate to heavy
at times. Additional accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. For the Winter Storm Warning, heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 18 to 24 inches with locally higher amounts up to 40 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 to 55 mph.

* WHERE...Northwest San Juan Mountains and Southwest San Juan
Mountains.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, from 5 PM Wednesday to 5
PM MST Saturday. For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 5 PM
MST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Near whiteout conditions are possible at times with some blowing and drifting of snow likely.

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
SIGN UP ON NIXLE 888-777 and text 81433
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

Address/Location
San Juan County OEM
1557 Greene St
Silverton, CO 81433

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-387-5531

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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