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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
854 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WINDS AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE PLAINS OF
NORTHEAST COLORADO...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER MOST OF NORTHEAST COLORADO
BEHIND A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS. IN
ADDITION TO THE STRONG WINDS...LIGHT SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED MAINLY
OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS AND THEN TOWARD THE PALMER DIVIDE AREA.
THE STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH THE SNOW WILL COULD REDUCE
VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE SNOW SHOWERS.

COZ042-044-046>051-231300-
/O.CON.KBOU.HW.W.0022.141223T0900Z-141223T2000Z/
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...
RAYMER...STONEHAM...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...
AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...
PUNKIN CENTER...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...
COPE...LAST CHANCE...OTIS...JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...
AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
854 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 1 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...HIGH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE PLAINS OF
  NORTHEAST COLORADO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...MAY FALL UNDER A QUARTER MILE DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.
  LOCAL WHITEOUT CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY SOUTH OF THE
  INTERSTATE 76 CORRIDOR.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONG
  CROSS WINDS CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. DRIVERS OF
  LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD CONSIDER DELAYING
  TRAVEL OR USE ALTERNATE ROUTES. IN ADDITION TO POWERFUL
  CROSSWINDS...DRIVERS SHOULD ALSO ANTICIPATE AREAS OF BLOWING
  SNOW THAT MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AND CAUSE BRIEF
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT STRONG AND POTENTIALLY
DAMAGING WINDS ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR HIGHLY LIKELY. RESIDENTS
SHOULD MOVE TRASH CANS...PATIO FURNITURE...AND ANY OTHER ITEMS
EASILY TOSSED ABOUT BY HIGH WINDS INDOORS. MOTORISTS SHOULD
CONSIDER DELAYING TRAVEL UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

COZ038-041-043-045-231300-
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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...EATON...
FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...
LEADER
854 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...HIGH WINDS MAY DEVELOP EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE INTO EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH
  POSSIBLE MAINLY IN AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM NEAR
  CHEYENNE WYOMING TO GREELEY...BENNETT...AND KIOWA.

* VISIBILITY...MAY FALL UNDER A QUARTER MILE DUE TO BLOWING
  SNOW...MAINLY OVER THE PALMER DIVIDE EXTENDING INTO EASTERN
  ARAPAHOE COUNTY.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONG
  CROSS WINDS CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. DRIVERS OF
  LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD CONSIDER DELAYING
  TRAVEL OR USE ALTERNATE ROUTES. IN ADDITION TO POWERFUL
  CROSSWINDS...DRIVERS SHOULD ALSO ANTICIPATE AREAS OF BLOWING
  SNOW THAT MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AND CAUSE BRIEF
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THAT STRONG AND POTENTIALLY
DAMAGING WINDS MAY OCCUR.  PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD
REMAIN ALERT TO THE POSSIBILITY OF HIGH WINDS AND BE PREPARED TO
TAKE ACTION SHOULD HIGH WINDS DEVELOP.

&&

$$

BARJENBRUCH


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