Winter Storm Watch issued February 26 at 4:20AM MST expiring February 28 at 11:00PM MST in effect for: Chaffee, Conejos, Lake, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache
Winter Storm Watch issued February 26 at 3:09AM MST expiring March 1 at 12:00AM MST in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, San Juan, San Miguel
There is the possibility of river and stream-bed flooding as well as street flooding, Lopez reported.
Officials with the City of Boulder told our partners at the Daily Camera there is "a higher sense of urgency" about storms like this after last year's devastating September floods.
Mike Chard, Director of the Boulder Office of Emergency Management, said crews will be ready to implement the severe weather protocol - including activating the county's Emergency Operations Center, putting first responders on notice, and making heavy use of social media to get as much information to residents as quickly as possible.