Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1017 AM MST SAT NOV 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED IN THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OF
NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO TODAY AND THIS EVENING AS A STORM SYSTEM
MOVE OVER THE STATE FROM THE WEST. BY THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO SETTLE OVER THE
I-70 CORRIDOR AND SUMMIT COUNTY. MODERATE SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE WELL INTO THE EVENING AND THEN TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT. WEST
WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH ON THE RIDGES AND
HIGHER PASSES WILL PRODUCE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. HIGH
COUNTRY ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND SLIPPERY. IF
TRAVELING...EXPECT HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO THE
SNOWFALL AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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...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
1017 AM MST SAT NOV 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND POSSIBLY BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. SNOWFALL IS
  EXPECTED TO DIMINISH AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 15 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN EXPOSED AREAS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE ICY AND SNOWPACKED. VISIBILITIES MAY
  BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN SNOW OR BLOWING
  SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. WHEN DRIVING...SLOW
  DOWN AND LEAVE ENOUGH ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE IN FRONT
  OF YOU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. 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-
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
1017 AM MST SAT NOV 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE LATE THIS MORNING AND POSSIBLY
  BECOME HEAVY FOR A TIME THIS AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO
  DIMINISH BY LATE THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES...WITH AROUND A FOOT OF
  SNOW POSSIBLE ON RIDGETOPS AND WEST FACING SLOPES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN EXPOSED AREAS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE ICY AND SNOWPACKED. VISIBILITIES MAY
  BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN SNOW OR BLOWING
  SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. WHEN
  DRIVING...SLOW DOWN AND LEAVE ENOUGH ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE
  VEHICLE IN FRONT OF YOU.

&&

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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
1017 AM MST SAT NOV 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
  WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED LATER TODAY.
  VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES
  IN SNOW OR BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS. WHEN DRIVING...SLOW DOWN AND LEAVE ENOUGH ROOM
  BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE IN FRONT OF YOU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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