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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
314 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...TWO BOUTS OF WINTER WEATHER WITH HEAVY SNOW POTENTIAL...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM AND UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
WILL PRODUCE SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
OF COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT. BANDS OF SNOW WILL ALSO SPREAD OVER
THE PLAINS BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT ARRIVED THIS AFTERNOON.

THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BE VERY HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE MOUNTAINS
WITH SNOWFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR AS THE MAIN BAND OF
SNOW MOVES SOUTHWARD BETWEEN NOW AND THE MIDNIGHT HOUR. HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH POOR VISIBILITY AND
NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS DURING THIS PERIOD OF HEAVIER SNOW. ON
THE PLAINS...SOME SNOW OR SLUSH MAY ACCUMULATE ON ROADS AS
SNOWFALL RATES MAY BRIEFLY TOUCH ONE INCH PER HOUR OR MORE. THE
RATHER SHORT DURATION OF SNOWFALL ON THE PLAINS SHOULD LIMIT TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS TO JUST A COUPLE INCHES IN MOST SPOTS.

ROUND TWO OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HEAVIER SNOW TOTALS OVER
A MUCH LARGER AREA. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE GREAT
BASIN SUNDAY NIGHT...AND THEN TRACK FROM NEAR OR JUST SOUTH OF THE
FOUR CORNERS AREA TOWARD SOUTHWEST KANSAS BY EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING. LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD FROM
THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY EVENING ONTO THE PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY MORNING. SNOW INTENSITY IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...AND THEN GRADUALLY DECREASE FROM WEST TO
EAST ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY. WHILE SNOW INTENSITY MAY NOT BE
HIGH AT ANY GIVEN TIME...THE LONG DURATION OF THIS STORM HAS
POTENTIAL TO BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
MONDAY...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE BY LATE MONDAY INTO
TUESDAY. THAT WILL BRING POTENTIAL FOR CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER FROM I-25 WESTWARD.

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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...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
314 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING...A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED THIS EVENING
  BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
  THE NEXT PIECE OF THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES TONIGHT. THE NEXT PIECE OF
  THIS STORM FROM SUNDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING MAY PRODUCE
  ANOTHER 8 TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW...HEAVIEST ON THE EASTERN SLOPE
  OF THE FRONT RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...STRONG WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 40 TO 60 MPH
  TONIGHT WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW. FREQUENT VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS WITH
  THE STORM ARRIVING SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND
  SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
  EXIST IN THE MOUNTAINS.

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.

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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SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER 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
314 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING...A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED THIS EVENING
  BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
  THE NEXT PIECE OF THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES TONIGHT. THE NEXT
  PIECE OF THIS STORM FROM LATE SUNDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING MAY PRODUCE ANOTHER 8 TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW...HEAVIEST ON
  THE EASTERN SLOPE OF THE FRONT RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...STRONG WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 40 TO 60 MPH
  TONIGHT WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW. FREQUENT VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS WITH
  THE STORM ARRIVING SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND
  SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
  EXIST IN THE MOUNTAINS.

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.

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

&&

$$

COZ031-310615-
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WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS
314 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING BEFORE GRADUALLY
  DECREASING LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES TONIGHT.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...STRONG WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 40 TO 60 MPH
  TONIGHT WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW. FREQUENT VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS WITH
  ANOTHER STORM ARRIVING SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  AND SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  WILL EXIST IN THE MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY OVER 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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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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...
LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
314 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY NIGHT AND GRADUALLY INCREASE
  THROUGH MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FINALLY
  TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 18 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* 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 SUNDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

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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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-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN 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-
WASHINGTON 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...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...
RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...
BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...BENNETT...BYERS...
DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...
KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...
OTIS
314 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY NIGHT AND GRADUALLY INCREASE
  THROUGH MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FINALLY
  TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE...WITH THE HEAVIER
  AMOUNTS FAVORING LOCATIONS CLOSER TO THE FOOTHILLS AND PALMER
  DIVIDE AREA.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. SOME GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 30 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 SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
  HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ048-050-051-310615-
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LOGAN COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...
JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
314 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY MONDAY MORNING 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 POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 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 WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$


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