Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
338 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...HEAVY SNOW IN AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY ACROSS THE FRONT RANGE. HEAVY SNOW WITH SNOWFALL
RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR WILL LIKELY OCCUR IN AND
RIGHT NEXT TO THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...WITH A RAPID
DETERIORATION OF TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED AS DRY ROADS QUICKLY
BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE POOR IN
AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW. SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME FOR THE
EVENING COMMUTE.

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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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
338 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT. SOME
  LIGHT SNOW WILL LIKELY LINGER INTO THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES BY THURSDAY MORNING.
  HEAVIEST TOTALS IN THE FOOTHILLS OF BOULDER AND JEFFERSON
  COUNTIES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE CAN BE ANTICIPATED IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL QUICKLY BECOME DIFFICULT THIS AFTERNOON
  DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES.

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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CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN
338 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
THURSDAY.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN INTENSITY LATE
  TONIGHT... BUT SOME LIGHT SNOW WILL LINGER INTO THURSDAY.
  LIGHTER INTENSITIES NORTH AND EAST OF GREELEY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES...HEAVIEST OVER SOUTHWEST
  WELD COUNTY.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 15 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 20
  MPH OVERNIGHT. VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE CAN BE
  ANTICIPATED IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES WILL
  LEAD TO HAZARDOUS AND SLOW TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

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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-
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
338 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLY
  BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY IN THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS.
  THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT...
  BUT SOME LIGHT SNOW WILL LINGER INTO THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES...HEAVIEST IN THE FRONT
  RANGE MOUNTAINS FROM ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK THROUGH THE
  INDIAN PEAKS WILDERNESS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO
  20 MPH. VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE CAN BE ANTICIPATED
  IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES
  WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS AND SLOW TRAVEL CONDITIONS...INCLUDING
  I- 70 AND THE APPROACHES TO THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL.

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.

&&

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BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR
338 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SNOW
  WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOW
  INTENSITY IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 8 INCHES WITH POTENTIAL FOR EVEN
  MORE VARIATION. AT THIS TIME...THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ARE MOST
  LIKELY TO OCCUR IN THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN SUBURBS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES UNDER A QUARTER MILE CAN BE ANTICIPATED IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY THIS
  AFTERNOON WITH THE ONSET OF HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS. THEY MAY ALSO
  VARY TREMENDOUSLY FROM ONE POINT TO ANOTHER...SO PLAN AHEAD
  FOR A SLOW AND HAZARDOUS LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COMMUTE.

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.

&&

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