Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
306 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT....

.A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT PARTS OF COLORADO BRINGING SNOW AND
WIND TO MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO. COLD
TEMPERATURES...INCREASED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL AID IN THE
DEVELOPMENT OF SNOW. HIGH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO REDUCE
VISIBILITIES OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. TRAVELERS WILL NEED TO
USE CAUTION AND CONSIDER ALTERING TRAVEL PLANS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY.

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GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING
306 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
  IN INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING INTO MONDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY EVENING
  INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 14 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
  MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND ICE PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WILL
  REDUCE VISIBILITY IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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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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
306 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
  IN INTENSITY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY EVENING
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 24 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
  HEAVIER AMOUNTS ON NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...MOUNTAIN TOP WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THIS WILL
  CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES OVER THE
  MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAINS PASSES MAY FALL TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL INTO THE COLORADO HIGH
  COUNTRY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  SLOW TRAVEL...SNOW PACKED ROADS...AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SPOTS. CHAIN LAWS WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR SEMI-TRAILERS
  AND BUSES TO TRAVEL OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. HIGH MOUNTAIN
  PASSES COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOW AND
  STRONG WINDS.

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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JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN
306 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
  IN INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING INTO MONDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY EVENING
  INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
  MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND ICE PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND MAY
  REDUCE VISIBILITY IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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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