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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1143 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...PROLONGED WINTER STORM WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...

.A SLOW MOVING AND STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE
GREAT BASIN TONIGHT TO JUST SOUTH OF THE FOUR CORNERS AREA
MONDAY...AND THEN INTO SOUTHWEST KANSAS BY LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
BANDS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST COLORADO THIS EVENING...AND CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVIER IN MOST LOCATIONS BY LATE
MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...BEFORE FINALLY
DECREASING FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY MORNING.
WHILE SNOW INTENSITY MAY NOT BE HIGH AT ANY GIVEN TIME...THE LONG
DURATION OF THIS STORM WILL LIKELY BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS.

NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
MONDAY...WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 POSSIBLE BY LATE MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY. THAT IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES ON THE HIGH PLAINS. WINDS
WILL BE LIGHTER FROM I-25 WESTWARD.

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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-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...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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...
NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...
EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...
HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
1143 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* 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...10 TO 24 INCHES...HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ON EAST
  FACING SLOPES OF THE FRONT RANGE.

* 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. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT IF NOT
  IMPOSSIBLE ON SOME SECONDARY ROADS DUE TO THE DEPTH OF SNOW. THE
  WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY 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 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-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD 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-
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...EATON...FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...
ROGGEN...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...
LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER
1143 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
THIS EVENING TO NOON MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 14 INCHES...WITH THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS
  FAVORING LOCATIONS CLOSER TO THE FOOTHILLS AND PALMER DIVIDE
  AREA.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS REACHING
  30 TO 35 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. SOME
  ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THE EASTERN PLAINS WITH
  CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN RURAL AREAS.

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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LOGAN COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...
JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
1143 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
MST TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT 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.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 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 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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NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...
RAYMER...STONEHAM...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...
AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...OTIS
1143 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
MST TUESDAY...

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. SOME GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 30 MPH 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. SOME
  RURAL ROADS MAY BE CLOSED BY THE DEPTH OF SNOW 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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