Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
132 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH
COUNTRY...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE NORTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS
THROUGH THIS MORNING...AND IT WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES. IN
ADDITION...STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES AND EXPOSED RIDGES. TRAVEL
INTO THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY IS NOT RECOMMENDED THIS MORNING DUE
TO SNOW COVERED ROADS...HEAVY SNOWFALL...AND POOR VISIBILITY.

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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 BERTHOUD PASS, BRECKENRIDGE,
EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE, EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE,
EISENHOWER TUNNEL, INDIAN PEAKS, KENOSHA MOUNTAINS, MOUNT EVANS,
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS, AND WINTER PARK
132 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
MST TODAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID
  MORNING. THE SNOW WILL THEN BEGIN TO DECREASE BY THE NOON HOUR
  AND CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 14 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH NEAR AND ABOVE
  TIMBERLINE...WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH OR MORE OVER THE HIGH PASSES.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO JUST A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET AT
  TIMES OVER THE HIGHER PASSES...AND BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES
  IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS AND SLOW
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. THE WORST TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS MORNING, THEN THERE
  SHOULD BE SLOW IMPROVEMENT BY AFTERNOON.

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. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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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
132 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
MST THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS
  AFTERNOON. SNOW INTENSITY WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS
  IN THE MOUNTAINS NORTH OF RABBIT EARS PASS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH NEAR AND ABOVE
  TIMBERLINE...WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH OR MORE OVER THE HIGH PASSES.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO JUST A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET AT
  TIMES OVER THE HIGHER PASSES...AND BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES
  IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS AND SLOW
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. THE WORST TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED FROM NOW THROUGH EARLY THIS
  AFTERNOON.

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. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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