Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
943 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...MORE SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOW HEADED FOR THE MOUNTAINS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM OVER THE WESTERN UNITED STATES WILL
SEND SEVERAL WAVES OF ENERGY ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY
THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...TO THE
COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. IF TRAVELING ACROSS THE COLORADO
MOUNTAINS...BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS AND SLOW TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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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
943 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY TONIGHT AND BECOME
  HEAVY AT TIMES INTO MONDAY MORNING. WHILE THERE MAY BE A BREAK
  MONDAY AFTERNOON...HEAVIER SNOW IS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP
  MONDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY. SNOW WILL FINALLY
  DECREASE IN INTENSITY TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS 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.

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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
943 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THEN SNOW
  WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY BY LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING
  AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 15 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  40 MPH WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND DECREASE SLIGHTLY BY TUESDAY.
  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 WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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