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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1202 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...HEAVY SNOW TO CONTINUE IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS TODAY...

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CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...
SOUTH PARK
1202 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON MDT TODAY...

HEAVIER WIDESPREAD SNOW HAS DIMINISHED TODAY. HOWEVER...STILL
EXPECT SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
SOUTH PARK...WHERE THERE WILL BE ISOLATED POCKETS OF REDUCED
VISIBILITY AND SNOWFALL RATES OF UP TO AN INCH AN HOUR UNDER
HEAVIER SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVELS WILL
REMAIN AROUND 8500 TO 9000 FEET.

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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-
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
1202 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH A FEW
  HEAVIER SHOWERS POSSIBLE. SNOW WILL BE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 20 INCHES...WITH MOST OF THE
  HEAVY SNOW ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET AND ON HIGHEST EAST SLOPES. A
  FEW HEAVIER SHOWERS OR POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON
  WILL PRODUCE UP TO AN INCH PER HOUR OR LESS RATES...BUT THESE
  WILL BE LOCALIZED.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH OVER HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS. VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ABOVE 9000 FEET ARE LIKELY SLUSHY OR
  SNOWPACKED WITH ROADS ABOVE 10000 FEET SNOWPACKED WITH LOW
  VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. LOW VISIBILITIES MAY ALSO MAKE
  TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN THE HEAVIER SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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