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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
949 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...SNOW CONTINUING TO FALL OVER NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
COLORADO...

.A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS COLORADO TONIGHT
AND FRIDAY. LIGHT AND MODERATE SNOW EARLIER THIS EVENING WILL
BEGIN DECREASING IN INTENSITY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW WILL
CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS THROUGH MUCH OF
FRIDAY...BUT WILL LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION AFTER LUNCH TIME.
OVER THE FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS...GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE
SOME BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
COLORADO TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS
WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

COZ035-036-261500-
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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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
949 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE FALLING OVER THE NORTHERN FOOTHILLS
  THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL BEGIN TAPERING OFF FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES BY MIDDAY FRIDAY.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH MAY PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS
  SHOULD PREPARE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH FRIDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS HAZARDOUS WINTER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST
WHICH WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN
EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... A BLANKET...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE
IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

COZ041-261500-
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ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR
949 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE PALMER DIVIDE THROUGH
  MIDDAY FRIDAY. THE SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT. THE
  SNOW WILL BEGIN DECREASING FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH WILL PRODUCE
  AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN EASTERN DOUGLAS AND WESTERN
  ELBERT COUNTIES TONIGHT SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS WHICH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
  VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES
  DUE TO FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS HAZARDOUS WINTER
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
FORECAST WHICH WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...
KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...A BLANKET...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

COZ038-261500-
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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN
949 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS EASTERN LARIMER AND NORTHWEST
  WELD COUNTIES THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE
  BY MIDDAY FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES BY FRIDAY MORNING MAINLY
  NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER AND ALONG AND WEST OF I-25.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH WILL PRODUCE AREAS
  OF BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES DOWN TO HALF A MILE OR
  LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL OVER THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF
  THE I-25 CORRIDOR SHOULD PREPARE FOR DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. EXPECT REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES DUE TO SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO THE
HEAVY SNOWFALL. IF TRAVELING ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION AND KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...A BLANKET...FOOD...AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

COZ039-261500-
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BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT
949 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE BOULDER AREA AND THE
  WESTERN SUBURBS OF DENVER THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW WILL DECREASE
  FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH MAY PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN HALF A
  MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE DENVER-BOULDER METRO
  AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH
  FRIDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO THE
HEAVY SNOWFALL. IF TRAVELING ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION AND KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...A BLANKET...FOOD...AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

COZ031-033-034-261500-
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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
949 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH FRIDAY
  MORNING. SNOWFALL SHOULD GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY MORNING...
  WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ABOVE TIMBERLINE AND ON EAST
  FACING SLOPES OF THE FRONT RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL PRODUCE AREAS
  OF BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES...MAINLY ON THE HIGHER PASSES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH
  CENTRAL COLORADO SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

COZ042-043-261500-
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NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...
RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN
949 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW ALONG THE WYOMING BORDER AND OVER CENTRAL WELD
  COUNTY WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL PRODUCE AREAS
  OF BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
  HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

COZ040-045-046-261500-
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NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...
LIMON...MATHESON
949 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. THE
  SNOW WILL BEGIN DECREASING FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH MAY PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN HALF
  A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE DENVER AREA SHOULD BE
  PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS TONIGHT INTO
  FRIDAY MORNING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW MAY REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES AT TIMES IN OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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