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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
236 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...MOUNTAIN SNOW TO COME TO A BRIEF ENDING AROUND MID MORNING...

...STRONG STORM EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM AND UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL PRODUCE SNOW OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF
COLORADO THROUGH MID MORNING.

HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH
POOR VISIBILITY AND NEAR WHITEOUTS IN PLACES.

ROUND TWO OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HEAVIER SNOW TOTALS OVER
A MUCH LARGER AREA. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE GREAT
BASIN TONIGHT...AND THEN TRACK JUST SOUTH OF THE FOUR CORNERS
AREA TOWARDS SOUTHWEST KANSAS BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. LIGHT SNOW
IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD FROM THE MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING
ONTO THE PLAINS TONIGHT. SNOW INTENSITY WILL INCREASE ON MONDAY
INTO MONDAY NIGHT...AND THEN GRADUALLY DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST
ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY. WHILE SNOW INTENSITY MAY NOT BE HIGH AT
ANY GIVEN TIME...THE LONG DURATION OF THIS STORM HAS POTENTIAL TO
BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
MONDAY...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE BY LATE MONDAY INTO
TUESDAY. THAT WILL BRING POTENTIAL FOR CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER FROM I-25 WESTWARD.

COZ033-034-311800-
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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
236 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE THIS MORNING. THE NEXT
  STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 3 MORE INCHES THROUGH THIS MORNING.
  THE NEXT STORM FROM THIS EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING MAY
  PRODUCE ANOTHER 8 TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW...HEAVIEST ON THE EASTERN
  SLOPE OF THE FRONT RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH TONIGHT WILL
  REDUCE VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. FREQUENT
  VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS
  AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS WITH THE STORM
  ARRIVING THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND
  SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE
  OCCURRING IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH POOR VISIBILITY AND NEAR
  WHITEOUTS IN PLACES. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE THROUGH TODAY...BUT
  DETERIORATE AGAIN TONIGHT.

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.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

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WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS
236 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL UP TO 3 INCHES TONIGHT.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 35 WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. FREQUENT
  VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS
  AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS WITH ANOTHER STORM
  ARRIVING TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND
  SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE
  OCCURRING IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH POOR VISIBILITY AND NEAR
  WHITEOUTS IN PLACES. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE THIS MORNING.

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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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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...
LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
236 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND GRADUALLY INCREASE
  THROUGH MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FINALLY
  TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 18 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...LIGHT EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS. VISIBILITY OF
  ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER
  SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SNOW DEVELOPS AND
  ROADS BECOME SNOW COVERED TONIGHT. THE WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ038>047-049-311800-
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LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
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-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
WASHINGTON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...
BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...
FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...
RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...
BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...BENNETT...BYERS...
DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...
KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...
OTIS
236 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND GRADUALLY INCREASE
  THROUGH MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FINALLY
  TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE...WITH THE
  HEAVIER AMOUNTS FAVORING LOCATIONS CLOSER TO THE FOOTHILLS AND
  PALMER DIVIDE AREA.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. SOME GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 30 MPH OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS PRODUCING BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES ONE HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SNOW DEVELOPS AND
  ROADS BECOME SNOW COVERED TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
  HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ048-050-051-311800-
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LOGAN COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...
JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
236 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY MONDAY MORNING AND GRADUALLY
  INCREASE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW
  IS EXPECTED TO FINALLY TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW IN RURAL AREAS WITH VISIBILITIES UNDER ONE QUARTER MILE
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SNOW DEVELOPS AND
  ROADS BECOME SNOW COVERED MONDAY. HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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