Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

000
WWUS45 KBOU 191310
WSWBOU

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
710 AM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...HEAVY SNOW TO CONTINUE IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS TODAY...

COZ033-034-191900-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-150520T0000Z/
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK 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...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK
710 AM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY
  BEFORE DECREASING TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL
  FALL LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 20 INCHES...WITH MOST OF THE HEAVY
  SNOW ABOVE 10 THOUSAND FEET AND ON HIGHEST EAST SLOPES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH OVER HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS. VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ABOVE 9000 FEET ARE LIKELY SLUSHY OR SNOWPACKED
  WITH ROADS ABOVE 10000 FEET SNOWPACKED WITH LOW VISIBILITY DUE
  TO BLOWING SNOW. LOW VISIBILITIES MAY ALSO MAKE TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT IN THE HEAVIER SHOWERS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ037-191800-
/O.CON.KBOU.WW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150519T1800Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...
SOUTH PARK
710 AM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
TODAY...

* TIMING...SNOW THIS MORNING...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL DECREASE BY
  NOON. HOWEVER...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE DAY ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 9000 FEET...LOWER
  ELEVATIONS IN PARK COUNTY WILL SEE MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WHICH
  WILL LIMIT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL BECOME SLUSHY OR
  SNOWPACKED. LOW VISIBILITIES MAY ALSO MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN
  THE HEAVIER SHOWERS.

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.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.