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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1013 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

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Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING Blanca Peak, Spanish Peaks, and Pikes Peak
1013 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Wet Mountains and
  Pikes Peak above 11000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...a strong storm system will move across the
  region Thursday afternoon through Friday. It will be capable of
  producing periods of heavy snow across the higher elevations of
  the Eastern Mountains.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 to 16 inches with locally higher
  amounts possible, especially on Pikes Peak.

* WIND...north at 20 to 30 mph, with gusts of 55 to 60 mph.

* IMPACT...hazardous conditions are expected due to strong
  winds, blowing snow, poor visibilities and icy, now covered
  roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

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Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
INCLUDING Woodland Park and Black Forest
1013 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Teller County and Northern El Paso County including
  Woodland Park and Black Forest.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...a strong storm system will send a cold front
  south across the Palmer Divide Thursday evening. Periods of moderate
  to heavy wet snow will be possible Thursday night into Friday
  afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts
  over Teller County.

* WIND...north at 35 to 45 mph, with gusts in excess of 65 mph.

* IMPACT...hazardous travel conditions are expected due to very
  strong winds, areas of blowing snow, poor visibilities and
  icy, snow covered roads. In addition, the strong winds and
  heavy wet nature of the snowfall may produce power outages and
  cause tree damage where spring leafing has occurred.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

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