Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
405 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW...GUSTY WINDS...AND HAZARDOUS WINTER
TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR THE MOUNTAINS...

.SNOW WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS A STRONG AND MOIST
PACIFIC JET STREAM REACHES THE STATE. PERIODS OF SNOW WILL THEN
CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS EVENING...AND THEN AGAIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY AS UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVE ACROSS THE STATE.  IN
ADDITION...STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE ENTIRE PERIOD...PRODUCING CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
DEVELOP WITH THE ONSET OF SNOW.

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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
405 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL FIRST DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN
  JACKSON AND GRAND COUNTIES BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON AND THEN
  SPREAD ACROSS THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND SUMMIT COUNTY LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  SUNDAY AND MONDAY...BEFORE FINALLY DECREASING BY MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO TWO FEET.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE. VISIBILITIES WILL
  DROP TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER
  FALLING AND/OR BLOWING SNOW. BRIEF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS AND SLOW WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
  DEVELOP ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING...AND THEN REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH MONDAY. THIS INCLUDES
  I-70 FROM NEAR GEORGETOWN THROUGH SUMMIT COUNTY AND VAIL
  PASS...AS WELL AS HIGHWAY 40 OVER BERTHOUD PASS AND RABBIT EARS
  PASS.

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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BARJENBRUCH


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