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

...HEAVY SNOW IN AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS TONIGHT...

.SNOW HAS DECREASED ACROSS MUCH OF THE DENVER AREA FOR THE
MOMENT. HOWEVER...A STRONGER COLD FRONT AND A BAND OF HEAVIER
SNOW IS POISED TO RAPIDLY MOVE SOUTHWARD OVER THE URBAN CORRIDOR
THROUGH 11 PM. HEAVY SNOW WITH SNOWFALL RATES UP TO AN INCH PER
HOUR CAN STILL BE EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONTAL PASSAGE. WITH THE
GUSTY WINDS EXPECT SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AS TEMPERATURES
PLUMMET INTO THE UPPER TEENS AND LOWER 20S TOWARDS MIDNIGHT.

COZ035-036-261300-
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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
820 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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BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT
820 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES
  UNDER A QUARTER MILE CAN BE ANTICIPATED IN THE HEAVIER SNOW
  SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS. GUSTY WINDS WILL
  CREATE NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES AT TIMES WITH THE HEAVY 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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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
820 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT...HEAVY AT TIMES THIS
  EVENING. 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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NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN
820 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

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

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL REDEVELOP THIS EVENING.
  THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT...
  BUT SOME LIGHT SNOW WILL LINGER INTO THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST 20 TO 35 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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