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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
807 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...A SNOWY CHRISTMAS NIGHT AND FRIDAY FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND
NORTHEAST COLORADO...

.A WINTER STORM SYSTEM DEVELOPING OVER THE GREAT BASIN TONIGHT IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE ITS WAY ACROSS COLORADO ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. A
SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL ACCOMPANY THE UPPER LEVEL WEATHER
SYSTEM...BRINGING UPSLOPE SNOWFALL TO NORTHEAST COLORADO THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. AS THE STORM APPROACHES...SNOWFALL WILL
DEVELOP FIRST IN THE HIGH COUNTRY...EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
SNOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS AND I-25
CORRIDOR AFTER PASSAGE OF THE COLD FRONT DURING THE AFTERNOON. AS
THE SNOW CONTINUES THURSDAY NIGHT...IT MAY BECOME HEAVY AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN THE FOOTHILLS AND ON THE PALMER DIVIDE.
GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS MAY ALSO CAUSE SOME BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES IN EASTERN ELBERT AND LINCOLN COUNTIES THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST COLORADO
THURSDAY NIGHT SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS.

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LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
807 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THURSDAY TO
NOON MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN FOOTHILLS THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON AND SPREAD SOUTH OVER THE REMAINING FOOTHILL AREAS BY
  THURSDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THURSDAY NIGHT
  WITH SNOWFALL RATES AROUND AN INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES. SNOW WILL
  BEGIN TAPERING OFF FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY
  MORNING...WITH 5 TO 8 INCHES IN THE NORTHERN FOOTHILLS OF
  LARIMER COUNTY.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH MAY PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS
  SHOULD PREPARE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS THURSDAY NIGHT
  AND FRIDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST WHICH WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR
807 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO
NOON MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE PALMER DIVIDE BY LATE IN THE
  AFTERNOON AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 15 TO 25 MPH WILL PRODUCE
  AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN EASTERN DOUGLAS AND WESTERN
  ELBERT COUNTIES THURSDAY NIGHT SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS WHICH CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
  VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES
  DUE TO FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS HAZARDOUS WINTER
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
FORECAST WHICH WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK
807 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY
TO NOON MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD IN THE MOUNTAINS THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL SHOULD
  GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY MORNING...WITH
  THE HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ABOVE TIMBERLINE AND ON EAST FACING
  SLOPES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL PRODUCE
  AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A
  QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...MAINLY ON THE HIGHER PASSES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH
  CENTRAL COLORADO SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN
807 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THURSDAY
TO 6 AM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN LARIMER AND NORTHWEST
  WELD COUNTIES THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.
  SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 15 TO 25 MPH WILL PRODUCE
  AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES DOWN TO A QUARTER
  MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL OVER THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF
  THE I-25 CORRIDOR SHOULD PREPARE FOR DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. EXPECT REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES DUE TO SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER
807 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY
TO NOON MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE DENVER-BOULDER METRO AREA
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
  SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY
  MORNING...WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN
  SUBURBS OF DENVER.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH MAY PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN HALF
  A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE DENVER-BOULDER METRO
  AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
  THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW MAY
  REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES IN OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON
807 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THURSDAY
TO NOON MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THURSDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT AND THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE
  BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE
  AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES NEAR
  ZERO AT TIMES AT TIMES.|

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS EASTERN ELBERT AND
  NORTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.
  FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW MAY SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES
  AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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