Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1036 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...BONANZA...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...
WOLF CREEK PASS
1036 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

* LOCATION...EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  10000 FEET...AND THE SAWATCH AND MOSQUITO RANGES ABOVE 11000
  FEET...INCLUDING WOLF CREEK AND MONARCH PASSES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS A
  BROAD PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL REMAIN SNOWPACKED AND VISIBILITIES POOR IN
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY THROUGH THIS MORNING.
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BE LIKELY OVER THE MOUNTAIN
  PASSES AND AVALANCHE DANGER WILL REMAIN HIGH.

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.

&&

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LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE...ALPINE...GRANITE...ST ELMO...SOUTH FORK...
CREEDE
1036 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY...THE SAWATCH RANGE BETWEEN
  9000 AND 11000 FEET...AND THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND
  EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS A
  BROAD PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SNOWPACKED AT TIMES...WITH
  POOR VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW ACROSS THE EXPOSED AREAS.

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.

&&

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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...BLANCA PEAK...SPANISH PEAKS
1036 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS A
  BROAD PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WIND...WEST 20 TO 40 MPH OVER THE HIGHER AREAS.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL REMAIN SLICK AND SNOWPACKED...WITH POOR
  VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW ACROSS THE PASSES AND EXPOSED
  AREAS.

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.

&&

$$



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