Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1035 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SNOW AND STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO...

.SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE
MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A
COMPACT WINTER STORM SYSTEM OVER EASTERN IDAHO LATE SUNDAY EVENING
WILL TRACK SOUTHEAST ACROSS NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO
LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. POWERFUL JET STREAM WINDS
ACCOMPANYING THIS SYSTEM WILL ALSO PRODUCE STRONG AND GUSTY WEST-
NORTHWEST WINDS RESULTING IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW PARTICULARLY ON THE HIGH PASSES AND IN OPEN TERRAIN.

THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL LIKELY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WINTER
TRAVEL CONDITIONS LATER TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. SOME
IMPROVEMENT IN THESE HARSH WINTER CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

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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
1035 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOWFALL AT TIMES LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY
  MORNING...THEN LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 10
  INCHES BY LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE. VISIBILITIES MAY FALL
  TO LESS THAN A FEW HUNDRED FEET DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. BRIEF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT SLOW TRAVEL AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES IN THE
  HIGH COUNTRY DUE TO HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS LATE
  TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. ROADWAYS MOST LIKELY IMPACTED
  INCLUDE I-70 FROM NEAR GEORGETOWN THROUGH SUMMIT COUNTY OVER
  LOVELAND PASS AND AROUND THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL...HOOSIER PASS
  SOUTH OF BRECKENRIDGE...U.S. HIGHWAY 40 OVER BERTHOUD AND RABBIT
  EARS PASSES.

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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