Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
427 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SNOW SPREADING FROM THE MOUNTAINS ONTO THE PLAINS TODAY...

.SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING AND
INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF HEAVY SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS. THE
SNOW WILL DIMINISH IN THE MOUNTAINS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

ON THE PLAINS SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A COLD
FRONT THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS AFTERNOON AND
MAY BE BRIEFLY HEAVY IN SOME AREAS THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL
DIMINISH FROM NORTH TO SOUTH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

THERE WILL ALSO BE SOME STRONG WINDS DURING THE DAY TODAY WHICH
WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. THIS WILL MAINLY
AFFECT MOUNTAIN AREAS...BUT COULD BE A FACTOR ON THE PLAINS THIS
AFTERNOON BEFORE THE WINDS DIMINISH.

COZ031-031930-
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WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS
427 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.
  SNOW WILL DECREASE IN INTENSITY TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANOTHER 8 TO 14 INCHES TODAY AND
  TONIGHT...MAKING STORM TOTALS OF 15 TO 30 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  IN EXPOSED AREAS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
  QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY FALLING SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS AND DIFFICULT WITH SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES. SOME SECONDARY ROADS
  MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO THE DEPTH OF ACCUMULATED OR
  DRIFTED SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

COZ033-031930-
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SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS
427 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.
  THE SNOW WILL DECREASE LATE TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANOTHER 8 TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE...MAKING
  STORM TOTALS OF 12 TO 20 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH
  WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND DECREASE TODAY...BECOMING NORTHWEST AT
  15 TO 30 MPH TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE
  QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER FALLING SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS
  AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ035-036-031930-
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LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
427 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD IN THE FOOTHILLS THIS
  MORNING...AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT 20 TO 35 MPH THIS
  MORNING WILL BECOME NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND
  DIMINISH TONIGHT. VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE IN
  SOME PLACES DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW...AND ALSO IN WINDIER
  AREAS THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY AND THERE WILL
  BE AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

COZ039>041-031930-
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BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR
427 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING.
  STEADIER SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS AFTERNOON AND MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH IN DENVER
  AFTER MIDNIGHT...BUT SIGNIFICANT SNOW MAY LINGER SOUTH OF
  DENVER INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH UP TO 7 INCHES NEAR
  THE FOOTHILLS AND IN SOUTHERN DOUGLAS AND ELBERT COUNTIES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED
  TODAY...POSSIBLY CAUSING LOW VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW THIS
  AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHEAST AND DIMINISH THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY...POSSIBLY BY
  RUSH HOUR THIS AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

GIMMESTAD



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