Winter Storm Watch

Areas Affected: Kit Carson County; Yuma County

NWS Goodland (Northwestern Kansas and East Central Colorado)

...A winter storm is expected to impact parts of far eastern Colorado with snow and blowing snow Monday evening through Tuesday morning... A winter storm is forecast to produce up to 5 inches of snow for parts of Kit Carson and Yuma counties Monday evening through Tuesday morning. The snow will combine with strong north to northwest winds gusting up to 50 mph to produce considerable blowing and drifting snow. ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Yuma County and Kit Carson County Counties.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.