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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...SPRING STORM MOVING INTO COLORADO...

.AN AREA OF SNOW WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT.
IN THE MOUNTAINS THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND EAST SLOPES OF THE FRONT RANGE.
ON THE PLAINS RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING IN MOST
AREAS. THIS WILL TAKE A LITTLE LONGER IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS IN
THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE STATE. THERE MAY BE PERIODS OF HEAVY
SNOW ON THE PLAINS AS WELL...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE FOOTHILLS AND
ACROSS DOUGLAS AND ELBERT COUNTIES.

WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL LIMIT THE IMPACT OF THE SNOW AS
THERE WILL BE PLENTY OF MELTING ESPECIALLY IN THE MORNING. SOME
SLUSHY ROADS CAN BE EXPECTED IN AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW...AND SLUSH
WILL BECOME MORE COMMON AS TEMPERATURES COOL LATER ON SUNDAY.
IN THE MOUNTAINS SLUSHY OR SNOWPACKED ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP. THERE WILL ALSO BE AREAS WITH DRIFTING SNOW AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES ON THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS WINDS
GUST IN THE 30 TO 40 MPH RANGE.

ALSO...DUE TO THE LATE DATE AND THE EXPECTED WEIGHT OF THE SNOW...THERE
IS POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGE TO TREES THAT HAVE ALREADY LEAFED OUT...
AND THERE COULD BE SPOTTY POWER OUTAGES FROM DOWNED OR SAGGING
TREE LIMBS.

COZ035-036-132100-
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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
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD EARLY THIS MORNING. THE
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 14 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED. BE
  PREPARED FOR CHANGING WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE HEAVY WET
  SNOW MAY STRESS TREE LIMBS.

&&

$$

COZ041-132100-
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ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD BY MID MORNING SUNDAY. THE
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING AND WILL BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO
  A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE SUFFICIENTLY ON ANY
  TREES THAT ARE BEGINNING TO LEAF OUT TO BREAK TREE LIMBS.
  SCATTERED BRIEF POWER OUTAGES COULD BE POSSIBLE. SOME SNOW AND
  SLUSH MAY ACCUMULATE ON ROADS...ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND
  OVERPASSES...DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXERCISE CAUTION IF DRIVING IN THE WARNING AREA AS ROAD
CONDITIONS COULD CHANGE RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

COZ031-033-034-132100-
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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
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. PERIODS OF
  HEAVY SNOW ARE LIKELY...ESPECIALLY OVER THE FRONT RANGE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL LIKELY BECOME SLUSH
  AND SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COZ043-045-132100-
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CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...
ROGGEN...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD EARLY THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY
  DROP TO A QUARTER MILE IN EXPOSED AREAS DUE TO BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED DURING PERIODS
  OF HEAVY SNOW...ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. DRIFTING
  MAY BECOME A PROBLEM ON RURAL ROADS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING IN THE WINTER CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COZ046-047-132100-
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NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...
FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS TO 50 MPH
  POSSIBLE. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DUE TO
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED. TRAVEL MAY
  BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES AND
  DRIFTING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING IN THE WINTER CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COZ030-032-132100-
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JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES. IT
  WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE CAUTION WHEN DRIVING IN THE WINTER CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COZ037-132100-
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CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...
SOUTH PARK
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  THIS EVENING. THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING IN THE WINTER CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COZ038>040-132100-
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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...
BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...PARKER
546 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD EARLY THIS MORNING. THE
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING AND MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES. AREAS NEAR THE FOOTHILLS
  AND THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE DENVER METRO AREA WILL LIKELY SEE
  THE HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO
  A QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE SUFFICIENTLY ON ANY
  TREES THAT ARE BEGINNING TO LEAF OUT TO BREAK TREE LIMBS.
  SCATTERED BRIEF POWER OUTAGES COULD BE POSSIBLE. SOME SNOW AND
  SLUSH MAY ACCUMULATE ON ROADS...ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND
  OVERPASSES...DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ROAD CONDITIONS COULD RANGE FROM WET TO SLUSH AND SNOW COVERED BY
LATE IN THE DAY SUNDAY. USE EXTRA CAUTION WHILE DRIVING IN THE
CHANGING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GIMMESTAD



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