Winter Storm Watch:

Issued at: 9:54 PM PST on February 26, 2015, expires at: 4:00 PM PST on March 02, 2015
  • ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through Monday afternoon...
  • snow levels...initially around 7000 feet...falling to 5500 feet Saturday...dropping to around 4500 feet Sunday and Monday.
  • Timing...heavy snowfall more likely Saturday night through Sunday night.
  • Snow accumulations...4 to 10 inches 5000 to 6000 ft...6 to 12 inches 6000 to 7000 ft...10 to 16 inches...local amounts to 18 inches above 7000 ft.
  • Winds...westerly gusts of 50 to 65 mph at times. May cause blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibility.
  • Impacts...treacherous driving conditions...chain restrictions and Road closures possible at times.
  • Outlook...wintry weather may extend into Tuesday. Stay tuned to later forecasts to fine tune the expected conditions and amounts. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.


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