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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1148 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY...

.ANOTHER MOIST STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS COLORADO TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARM ENOUGH FOR RAIN TONIGHT IN
MOST AREAS BELOW 9000 FEET. HEAVY WET SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE
HIGHER MOUNTAINS. TRAVEL OVER THE HIGHER PASSES MAY BE IMPACTED
DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOWFALL...WHILE AT LOWER ELEVATIONS WARMER ROADS
WILL LIMIT THE IMPACT. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL FALL BELOW 9000 FEET
TUESDAY MORNING WITH LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE IN THE
FOOTHILLS.

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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...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
1148 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY
  BEFORE DECREASING TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL
  LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 20 INCHES...WITH MOST OF THE HEAVY
  SNOW ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET AND ON HIGHEST EAST SLOPES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH OVER HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS. VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL BECOME SLUSHY OR
  SNOWPACKED. LOW VISIBILITIES MAY ALSO MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN
  THE HEAVIER SHOWERS.

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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CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...
SOUTH PARK
1148 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TONIGHT
  AND DECREASE TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 9000 FEET...LOWER
  ELEVATIONS IN PARK COUNTY WILL SEE MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WHICH
  WILL LIMIT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL BECOME SLUSHY OR
  SNOWPACKED. LOW VISIBILITIES MAY ALSO MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN
  THE HEAVIER SHOWERS.


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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