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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
931 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...HEAVY SNOW TO HIT NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST COLORADO THIS
WEEKEND...

.A POTENT WINTER STORM WILL BRING PERIODS OF SNOW TO COLORADO
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY NIGHT. TRAVEL IS ALREADY HAZARDOUS IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS ELSEWHERE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO STAY INFORMED ABOUT THE
DEVELOPING STORM.

COZ031-033-034-211400-
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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
931 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 24 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
  MOST OVER THE MEDICINE AND GORE RANGES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS ABOVE TIMBERLINE WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 10
  TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER HIGHER PASSES WILL BE SNOW
  PACKED AND ICY. PERSISTENT SNOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL KEEP
  TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ035-036-038>047-049-211400-
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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-
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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...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
931 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO
5 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AND EARLY
  SATURDAY. SNOW WILL INCREASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  INTO SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 15 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE...
  HEAVIEST CLOSER TO THE FOOTHILLS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHEASTERLY AT 10 TO 20
  MPH TONIGHT AND THEN MORE EASTERLY ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS..ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO
  THE HEAVY SNOWFALL. IF TRAVELING ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
  DESTINATION.

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.

&&

$$

COZ030-032-211400-
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JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING
931 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 5 TO 15 MPH WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH TONIGHT BUT SWITCH MORE EASTERLY SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO
  THE HEAVY SNOWFALL. IF TRAVELING ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
  DESTINATION.

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.

&&

$$

COZ048-050-051-211400-
/O.CON.KBOU.WW.Y.0012.150221T1800Z-150223T0000Z/
LOGAN COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...
JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
931 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY
TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...SUSTAINED WINDS ON THE PLAINS OF 10 TO 15
  WITH GUSTING UP TO 25 WILL BE POSSIBLE. THIS WILL CAUSE
  REDUCED VISIBILITY TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DURING THE
  HEAVIER SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO
  THE HEAVY SNOWFALL. IF TRAVELING ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
  DESTINATION.

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.

&&

$$

COZ037-211400-
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CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...
SOUTH PARK
931 PM MST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY
TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE ON SATURDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL BECOME EASTERLY ON SATURDAY AND
  THEN MORE SOUTHEAST ON SUNDAY WITH SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO
  THE HEAVY SNOWFALL. IF TRAVELING ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
  DESTINATION.

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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