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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
412 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT....

.A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS BRINGING SNOW
AND WIND TO AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF I-70. COLD TEMPERATURES...
INCREASED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF
SNOW. HIGH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO REDUCE VISIBILITIES
OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. TRAVELERS WILL NEED TO USE CAUTION.

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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
412 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
  IN INTENSITY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
  WELL INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 24 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH A FEW
  HEAVIER AMOUNTS ON NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...MOUNTAIN TOP WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THIS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW TO REDUCE VISIBILITIES OVER
  MOUNTAINS PASSES.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND ICE PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES.
  THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WILL CAUSE VISIBILITY
  REDUCTIONS. TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BE DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

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JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING
412 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
  IN INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING INTO MONDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
  INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
  MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND ICE PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND MAY
  REDUCE VISIBILITY IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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