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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1243 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...MORE SNOW HEADED FOR COLORADO...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION TONIGHT WILL PROVIDE AMPLE MOISTURE AND SUFFICIENT UPSLOPE
FLOW TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL IN THE MOUNTAINS...THE FRONT
RANGE FOOTHILLS AND SOUTH PARK AREA IN NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE HIGHER TERRAIN SOUTH OF DENVER
KNOWN AS THE PALMER DIVIDE WILL ALSO SEE MODERATE TO HEAVY
SNOWFALL AT TIMES DURING THIS SAME PERIOD. THE NEIGHBORING PLAINS
WILL LIKELY SEE LESS SNOW ACCUMULATION OR JUST A MIX OF RAIN AND
SNOW DUE TO WARMER TEMPERATURES. LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL LIKELY SEE
MELTING SNOW AS IT FALLS.

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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
1243 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW TODAY WILL LIKELY CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW
  EARLY THIS EVENING AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT. THE
  HIGHER INTENSITY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR LATE TONIGHT AND
  FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANYWHERE FROM 10 TO 20 INCHES WITH THE
  HIGHER AMOUNTS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL MOSTLY REMAIN LESS THAN 20 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL LIKELY DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...WET SNOW ACCUMULATING ON BRANCHES AND POWER LINES
  COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS MAY BECOME
  SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED MAINLY DURING THE NIGHTTIME HOURS. MAY
  NOT SEE MUCH ACCUMULATION ON ROADS AND HIGHWAYS DUE TO THE
  HIGHER SUN ANGLE THIS TIME OF YEAR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATION...POOR
VISIBILITIES DUE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL AND POOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.
HIGH COUNTRY TRAVEL IS LIKELY TO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM.

&&

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ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR
1243 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE PALMER DIVIDE AREA
  OF DOUGLAS AND ELBERT COUNTIES EARLY THIS EVENING AND CHANGE TO
  ALL SNOW BY MID TO LATE EVENING. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...ALTHOUGH DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS ON
  FRIDAY PRECIPITATION COULD REVERT TO A RAIN-SNOW MIX DUE TO
  WARMER TEMPERATURES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANYWHERE FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES BY LATE
  FRIDAY EVENING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITIES COULD
  DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...WET HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATING ON BRANCHES AND POWER
  LINES COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS MAY
  BECOME SLUSHY AND POSSIBLY SNOW COVERED TONIGHT AND AGAIN FRIDAY
  EVENING. DUE TO THE HIGHER SUN ANGLE THIS TIME OF YEAR ROADS
  AND HIGHWAYS MAY NOT SEE MUCH IF ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION DURING
  THE DAYLIGHT HOURS ON 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 OVERNIGHT AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN AND USE
CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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