Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
220 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...SNOW RETURNING TO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...

.A strong Pacific storm system will approach Colorado this
afternoon, spreading moisture and light showers into the northern
mountains. For the northern Colorado mountains, the heaviest snow
is expected this evening into the morning hours with snow moving
onto the plains by the late afternoon Thursday. A prolonged
snowfall will lead to winter driving conditions over the northern
Colorado passes with slick roads.

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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-
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, and Willow Creek Pass
220 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM MST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for heavy snow, which is in effect from 11 PM
this evening to 9 AM MST Friday. The Winter Storm Watch is no
longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Jackson...Grand and Northwest Boulder counties
above 9000 ft

* TIMING...Late Wednesday evening through Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 14 inches.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...Higher elevations will have southwest winds
  of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph, becoming northwest by
  Thursday night. Snow and blowing is expected to drop
  visibility to a quarter mile at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and winds will create hazardous winter driving
  conditions with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are expected
  to become icy and snow packed.

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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