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

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

.THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO QUICKLY DEVELOP BEHIND
THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON. HEAVY SNOW WITH
SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR WILL LIKELY OCCUR IN
AND RIGHT NEXT TO THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. ONCE SNOW BEGINS...A RAPID DETERIORATION OF TRAVEL
CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED WITH DRY ROADS QUICKLY BECOME SNOWPACKED
AND ICY...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE POOR IN AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW.

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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
418 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM MST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM MST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE FOOTHILLS BY MID TO LATE
  AFTERNOON AND 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 LATE TONIGHT. 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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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
418 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM MST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM MST THURSDAY.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL DECREASE LATER THIS
  MORNING...ONLY TO INCREASE AGAIN 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...3 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
418 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM MST THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL RAPIDLY DEVELOP ACROSS THE DENVER METRO AREA
  AND PALMER DIVIDE BY LATE 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 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.

&&

$$

BARJENBRUCH



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