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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
957 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM FOR THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS IS WINDING
DOWN...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ABOVE TIMBERLINE WILL STILL PRODUCE
AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...AND LOCALLY REDUCED
VISIBILITIES.

TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS FROM THIS STORM VARIED GREATLY FROM
ONE LOCATION TO THE NEXT IN THE MOUNTAINS. MOST AREAS SAW BETWEEN
10 AND 20 INCHES...WHILE A FEW SPOTS SAW AS MUCH AS 30 INCHES.

COZ031-033-034-230700-
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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-
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...
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...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
957 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE LATE THIS EVENING. ONLY
  LIGHT SNOW WILL FALL OVERNIGHT.

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

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  50 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE WILL CONTINUE. VISIBILITIES IN EXPOSED
  AREAS WILL DROP TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY WILL REMAIN SLOW
  AND HAZARDOUS TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS AND SLOW DRIVING
CONDITIONS. TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT INCLUDING WARM
CLOTHING AND BLANKETS...EXTRA FOOD AND WATER...A FULL GAS
TANK...AND A SHOVEL IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

$$

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GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING
957 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF OVERNIGHT.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1 INCH.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...15 TO 25 MPH WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE
  COMMON WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN OPEN AREAS. LOCAL BLOWING SNOW
  AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO UNDER A HALF MILE CAN BE EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THIS
  EVENING. ROADS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED WITH AREAS OF
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS AND SLOW DRIVING
CONDITIONS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT
INCLUDING WARM CLOTHING AND BLANKETS...EXTRA FOOD AND WATER...A
FULL GAS TANK...AND A SHOVEL IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

$$

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JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN
957 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE TONIGHT.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN 1 INCH.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 35 MPH IN OPEN AREAS. LOCAL BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS MAY STILL OCCUR.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

$$

BARJENBRUCH



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