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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
830 PM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...PROLONGED WINTER STORM WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...

.A SLOW MOVING AND STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE
THE FOUR CORNERS AREA BY MIDDAY MONDAY...AND THEN INTO SOUTHEAST
COLORADO MONDAY EVENING. BANDS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO
AFFECT NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST COLORADO OVERNIGHT. SNOW WILL
BECOME HEAVIER IN MOST LOCATIONS BY LATE MONDAY MORNING AND
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE FINALLY DECREASING FROM
WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY MORNING. WHILE SNOW INTENSITY
MAY NOT BE HIGH AT ANY GIVEN TIME...THE LONG DURATION OF THIS
STORM WILL LIKELY BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
MONDAY...WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 POSSIBLE BY LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY. THAT IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING
AND DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES ON THE HIGH PLAINS.
WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER FROM I-25 WESTWARD.

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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-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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...
NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...
EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...
HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
830 PM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND GRADUALLY
  INCREASE THROUGH MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED
  TO FINALLY TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 24 INCHES...HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ON
  EAST FACING SLOPES OF THE FRONT RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...LIGHT EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS. VISIBILITY OF
  ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER
  SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SNOW DEVELOPS AND
  ROADS BECOME SNOW COVERED. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT IF NOT
  IMPOSSIBLE ON SOME SECONDARY ROADS DUE TO THE DEPTH OF SNOW.
  THE WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY
  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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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...
BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...
FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...
ROGGEN...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...
LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER
830 PM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND
  GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO FINALLY TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 14 INCHES...WITH THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS
  FAVORING LOCATIONS CLOSER TO THE FOOTHILLS AND PALMER DIVIDE
  AREA.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS REACHING
  30 TO 35 MPH OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS PRODUCING BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES ONE HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SNOW DEVELOPS AND
  ROADS BECOME SNOW COVERED TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
  HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING. SOME ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THE EASTERN
  PLAINS WITH CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN RURAL
  AREAS.

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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NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-LOGAN COUNTY-
WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...
RAYMER...STONEHAM...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...
CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...
OTIS...JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
830 PM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND
  GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT.
  THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FINALLY TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW IN RURAL AREAS WITH VISIBILITIES UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SNOW DEVELOPS AND
  ROADS BECOME SNOW COVERED MONDAY. HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY 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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