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

...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE 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 IN MOST
AREAS...BUT THE SNOW LEVEL IS EXPECTED TO LOWER TO BETWEEN 8 AND
10 THOUSAND FEET. HEAVY WET SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS. TRAVEL OVER THE HIGHER PASSES MAY BE IMPACTED DUE TO
THE HEAVY SNOWFALL...WITH AT LOWER ELEVATIONS WARMER ROADS WILL
LIMIT THE IMPACT.

COZ033-034-182100-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.A.0009.150519T0000Z-150520T0000Z/
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
444 AM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 20 INCHES...WITH MOST OF THE HEAVY
  SNOW ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET.

* 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 LIKELY BECOME SLUSHY
  OR SNOWPACKED. LOW VISIBILITIES MAY ALSO MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
  IN THE HEAVIER SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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