Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
225 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...SNOW RETURNING TO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...

.A strong Pacific storm system will move across California
Wednesday and across the Great Basin Wednesday night. This system
will strengthen as it tracks across Wyoming on Thursday. Snow is
expected to move into the north central mountains Wednesday night.
The heaviest snow is expect Thursday as the storm system passes
just to the north. Snow and blowing snow is expected to make
travel difficult late Wednesday through Friday morning.

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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, and Willow Creek Pass
225 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter Storm
Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday evening through Friday
morning.

* TIMING...Late Wednesday evening through Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 14 inches.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...West winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40
  mph will be possible. Snow and blowing is expected to drop
  visibility to a quarter mile at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and windy conditions will create hazardous winter
  conditions with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are expected to
  become icy and snow packed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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