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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1259 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...

.THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY ACROSS THE FRONT RANGE. HEAVY SNOW WITH SNOWFALL
RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR WILL LIKELY OCCUR IN AND RIGHT
NEXT TO THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...WITH A RAPID DETERIORATION OF
TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED AS DRY ROADS QUICKLY BECOME SNOWPACKED
AND ICY...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE POOR IN AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW.
SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME FOR THE EVENING COMMUTE.

COZ035-036-260400-
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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
1259 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT. SOME LIGHT
  SNOW WILL LIKELY LINGER INTO THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES BY THURSDAY MORNING.
  HEAVIEST TOTALS IN THE FOOTHILLS OF BOULDER AND JEFFERSON
  COUNTIES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE CAN BE ANTICIPATED IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL QUICKLY BECOME DIFFICULT THIS AFTERNOON
  DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

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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COZ033-034-260400-
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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
1259 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLY
  BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY IN THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS.
  THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT...
  BUT SOME LIGHT SNOW WILL LINGER INTO THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES...HEAVIEST IN THE FRONT
  RANGE MOUNTAINS FROM ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK THROUGH THE
  INDIAN PEAKS WILDERNESS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO
  20 MPH. VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE CAN BE ANTICIPATED
  IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES
  WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS AND SLOW TRAVEL CONDITIONS...INCLUDING
  I- 70 AND THE APPROACHES TO THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL.

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-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR
1259 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL RAPIDLY DEVELOP ACROSS THE DENVER METRO AREA
  AND PALMER DIVIDE THIS AFTERNOON. THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOW INTENSITY IS
  EXPECTED TO DECREASE OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 8 INCHES WITH POTENTIAL FOR EVEN
  MORE VARIATION. AT THIS TIME...THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ARE MOST
  LIKELY TO OCCUR IN THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN SUBURBS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE CAN BE ANTICIPATED IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY THIS
  AFTERNOON WITH THE ONSET OF HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS. THEY MAY ALSO
  VARY TREMENDOUSLY FROM ONE POINT TO ANOTHER...SO PLAN AHEAD
  FOR A SLOW AND HAZARDOUS LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COMMUTE.

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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