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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
415 PM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW CONTINUES IN THE MOUNTAINS...

.SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL
CONDITIONS IN THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH MONDAY. SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST
THIS EVENING...AND THEN TAPER OFF LATER TONIGHT. LIGHT SNOW IS
THEN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF MONDAY. THE COMBINATION
OF SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...PARTICULARLY ON THE HIGH
PASSES. THIS WOULD INCLUDE THE APPROACHES TO THE EISENHOWER
TUNNEL...VAIL PASS...BERTHOUD PASS...AND LOVELAND PASS...WHERE
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT
TIMES.

COZ034-150715-
/O.EXT.KBOU.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160215T1500Z/
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...WINTER PARK
415 PM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT...WITH THE HEAVIEST DURING THE
  EVENING HOURS. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY DECREASE
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH THE BULK OF THE SNOW
  ACCUMULATION BY AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH OR MORE
  ABOVE TIMBERLINE. SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES
  TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY UP AROUND
  TIMBERLINE.

* IMPACTS...PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL INTO THE COLORADO HIGH
  COUNTRY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  SLOW TRAVEL...SNOW PACKED ROADS...AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SPOTS.

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. BEFORE HEADING INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY...PACK EXTRA WINTER
GEAR IN YOUR VEHICLE SUCH AS GLOVES...HATS...SPARE SOCKS...A
BLANKET OR TWO...A COLLAPSIBLE SNOW SHOVEL...A SACK OF ROCK SALT
OR SAND...AN ICE SCRAPER...A FLASH LIGHT WITH EXTRA BATTERIES...
SNACKS AND WATER.

&&

$$

COZ031-033-150715-
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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...WILLOW CREEK PASS
415 PM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT...WITH THE HEAVIEST DURING
  THE EVENING HOURS. LIGHTER SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE BULK OF THIS
  ACCUMULATION BY LATE TONIGHT.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  60 MPH OR MORE ABOVE TIMBERLINE. SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...
  WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES ABOVE TIMBERLINE.

* IMPACTS...PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL INTO THE COLORADO HIGH
  COUNTRY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  SLOW TRAVEL...SNOW PACKED ROADS...AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

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. BEFORE HEADING INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY...PACK EXTRA WINTER
GEAR IN YOUR VEHICLE SUCH AS GLOVES...HATS...SPARE SOCKS...A
BLANKET OR TWO...A COLLAPSIBLE SNOW SHOVEL...A SACK OF ROCK SALT
OR SAND...AN ICE SCRAPER...A FLASH LIGHT WITH EXTRA BATTERIES...
SNACKS AND WATER.

&&

$$



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