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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1219 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...A SNOWY CHRISTMAS NIGHT AND FRIDAY FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND
NORTHEAST COLORADO...

.A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT COLORADO THROUGH FRIDAY.  SNOW
WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING
HOURS...ESPECIALLY IN THE FOOTHILLS AND ALONG THE I-25 URBAN
CORRIDOR FROM THE WYOMING BORDER SOUTH TO BOULDER. HEAVY SNOW MAY
ALSO DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN SUBURBS OF DENVER AND OVER THE
PALMER DIVIDE THIS EVENING. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE
SOME BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES OVER PORTIONS OF THE
PLAINS TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

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

COZ035-036-260400-
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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
1219 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INCREASING OVER THE NORTHERN
  FOOTHILLS THIS AFTERNOON AND SPREAD SOUTH OVER THE REMAINING
  FOOTHILL AREAS BY LATE AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SNOW WILL BEGIN TAPERING OFF
  FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES BY FRIDAY MORNING... WITH
  6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE NORTHERN FOOTHILLS OF LARIMER COUNTY.

* 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 LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON 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.

&&

$$

COZ041-260400-
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ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR
1219 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE PALMER DIVIDE BY EARLY THIS
  EVENING AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. THE SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL DECREASE BY FRIDAY MORNING.

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

* 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 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.

&&

$$

COZ038-260400-
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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN
1219 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE ACROSS EASTERN LARIMER AND NORTHWEST
  WELD COUNTIES THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TONIGHT. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING. SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES BY FRIDAY MORNING MAINLY
  NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER AND ALONG AND WEST OF I-25.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 15 TO 25 MPH WILL PRODUCE
  AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES DOWN TO A QUARTER
  MILE OR LESS AT TIMES MAINLY THIS EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

COZ039-260400-
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BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT
1219 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE BOULDER AREA AND THE
  WESTERN SUBURBS OF DENVER BY MID AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  TONIGHT. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL
  DECREASE BY 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 MAINLY THIS EVENING.

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

&&

$$

COZ031-033-034-260400-
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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
1219 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE 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.

&&

$$

COZ042-043-260400-
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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
1219 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW ALONG THE WYOMING BORDER AND CENTRAL WELD COUNTY
  WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND 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 TONIGHT.

* 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.

&&

$$

COZ040-045-046-260400-
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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
1219 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE DENVER AREA BY MID
  AFTERNOON INCREASING THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS AND CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT. THE SNOW WILL DECREASE FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 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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