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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
426 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...MORE SNOW HEADED FOR COLORADO...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ALOFT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE
FOUR CORNERS REGION BY THIS EVENING AND TRACK ACROSS COLORADO
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION...UPSLOPE CONDITIONS WILL BE
INCREASING TODAY AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. MOST
OF NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO WILL EXPERIENCE RAIN OR
SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM. THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS ARE EXPECTED TO
SEE SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AS WELL AS THE PALMER DIVIDE
SOUTH OF DENVER...WHILE THE PLAINS WILL RECEIVE SOME LIGHT SNOW OR
A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW.

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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-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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...
NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...
EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...
HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
426 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD ACROSS THE WARNING AREA
  THIS AFTERNOON WITH HIGHER INTENSITIES EXPECTED TO OCCUR TONIGHT
  AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 10 TO 20 INCHES. FAVORED UPSLOPE
  AREAS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WILL SEE THE MOST SNOW...WITH
  TOTALS POSSIBLY APPROACHING TWO FEET.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL MOSTLY REMAIN LESS THAN 15 TO 20
  MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL LIKELY DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES IN
  THE HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ON BRANCHES AND POWER LINES COULD
  LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS WILL GET SNOW
  PACKED TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER...DUE TO THE HIGH SUN
  ANGLE DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY HIGHWAYS MAY NOT EXPERIENCE AS
  MUCH SNOW ACCUMULATION DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... SLEET
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. TRAVEL IS LIKELY TO BE SEVERELY
IMPACTED.

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ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR
426 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD ACROSS THE WATCH
  AREA THIS AFTERNOON WITH HIGHER INTENSITIES EXPECTED TO OCCUR
  TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY LATE FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL
  LIKELY DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ON BRANCHES AND POWER LINES COULD
  LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS WILL GET SLUSHY OR
  SNOW PACKED TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER...DUE TO THE HIGH
  SUN ANGLE DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY HIGHWAYS MAY NOT EXPERIENCE
  AS MUCH SNOW ACCUMULATION DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS.

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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