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

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

.A STORM SYSTEM STRENGTHENING OVER THE FOUR CORNERS AREA ON
THURSDAY IS FORECAST TO SLOWLY TRACK EAST ACROSS COLORADO THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY. MOIST UPSLOPE FLOW IS ALSO EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
ON THE PLAINS THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG
COLD FRONT. SNOWFALL SHOULD BEGIN IN THE HIGH COUNTRY BY THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...WITH SNOWFALL HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL IS ALSO
EXPECTED OVER THE I-25 URBAN CORRIDOR WITH SNOW HEAVY AT TIMES ON
THE PALMER DIVIDE. LIGHTER SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR FARTHER OUT ON THE
PLAINS...WITH GUSTY NORTHERN WINDS CAUSING BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES IN EASTERN ELBERT AND LINCOLN COUNTIES THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

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

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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
238 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THURSDAY TO
NOON MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN FOOTHILLS LATE
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND SPREAD SOUTH OVER THE REMAINING FOOTHILL
  AREAS BY THURSDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THURSDAY
  NIGHT WITH SNOWFALL RATES UP AROUND AN INCH PER HOUR. LIGHT TO
  MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO
NOON MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
  MORNING.

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

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

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN EASTERN DOUGLAS AND WESTERN
  ELBERT COUNTIES SHOULD PREPARE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. VISIBILITIES WILL 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 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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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN
238 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THURSDAY
TO 6 AM MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

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

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 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 ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
  I-25 CORRIDOR SHOULD PREPARE FOR DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO 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
238 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY
TO NOON MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE I-25
  URBAN CORRIDOR LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THURSDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALING 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 15 MPH WILL PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW POSSIBLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS THE GREATER DENVER METRO
  AREA SHOULD PREPARE FOR DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
  THURSDAY NIGHT INTO 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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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
238 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY
TO NOON MST FRIDAY.

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

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

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL PRODUCE AREAS
  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 PREPARE 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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NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON
238 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 PM THURSDAY TO NOON MST FRIDAY.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALING 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 PREPARE FOR DIFFICULT WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO 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.

&&

$$
BAKER


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