Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
358 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

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LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS
358 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  10000 FEET...INCLUDING WOLF CREEK PASS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS
  INTO SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW
  MOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES...
  PARTICULARLY WOLF CREEK. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE INTO
  SATURDAY.

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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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...BONANZA...BLANCA PEAK...SPANISH PEAKS...
PIKES PEAK
358 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...PIKES PEAK...EASTERN
  SAWATCH MOUNTAINS AND THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE ABOVE 11000
  FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO AREA MOUNTAINS INTO
  SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. AVALANCHE
  DANGER WILL INCREASE INTO SATURDAY.

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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