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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1058 AM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...MORE SNOW HEADED FOR COLORADO...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ALOFT WILL DEVELOP INTO THE FOUR
CORNERS REGION BY THURSDAY EVENING AND TRACK ACROSS COLORADO
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION...UPSLOPE CONDITIONS WILL
BE INCREASING THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON THURSDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH
AT LEAST FRIDAY EVENING AND POSSIBLY INTO SATURDAY. MOST OF
NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO WILL EXPERIENCE PRECIPITATION
WITH THIS SYSTEM WITH HIGHER ELEVATIONS SEEING SNOW AND THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW.

COZ033>037-280100-
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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
1058 AM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD ACROSS THE WATCH
  AREA ON THURSDAY WITH HIGHER INTENSITIES EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 10 TO 20 INCHES. FAVORED UPSLOPE
  AREAS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WILL SEE THE MOST SNOW...
  WITH TOTALS PERHAPS APPROACHING TWO FEET.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL MOSTLY REMAIN UNDER 15 TO 20 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL LIKELY DROP BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ON BRANCHES AND POWER LINES COULD
  LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS WILL AT LEAST GET
  SLUSHY THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT BUT DUE TO THE HIGH SUN
  ANGLE DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY THEY MAY NOT EXPERIENCE A LOT OF
  ACCUMULATION DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.

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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