Four Corners/Upper Dolores River
Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 09:12 PM MST on December 05, 2013
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
late Sunday night...
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon
through late Sunday night.
* Timing... snow will start around noon Saturday and persist
through Monday morning. Expect lulls in snowfall from time to
* Snow accumulation... 3 to 4 inches possible in valleys with 6 to
12 inches and possibly higher amounts in the mountains.
* Winds... southwesterly winds of 10 to 20 mph will become west to
northwesterly by Sunday morning.
* Impacts... any precipitation that falls will be in the form of
snow and with such cold temperatures in place... any snow that
falls will start accumulating immediately. Travel will be
impacted as this storm moves through. Hazardous driving
conditions are anticipated for the weekend.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations and/or blowing snow that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
Statement as of 05:33 am MST on December 05, 2013
... Record low temperature set at Grand Junction this morning...
At 2:50 am MST this morning, the temperature dropped to -11 degrees
at the Grand Junction regional Airport. This set a new record low
for December 5th, breaking the previous record of 2 degrees set in
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