Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
750 PM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS HEADED FOR THE
MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...

.SNOW WILL QUICKLY DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO
LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS A STRONG AND MOIST
PACIFIC JET STREAM REACHES THE STATE. PERIODS OF SNOW...POSSIBLY
HEAVY...WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY. IN
ADDITION...STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS...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
750 PM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 5 PM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
5 PM SATURDAY TO 5 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND QUICKLY
  BECOME WIDESPREAD BY EARLY EVENING. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...
  WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...POSSIBLE STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 18 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 MAY
  DROP TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER
  FALLING AND/OR BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS AND SLOW WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
  LIKELY DEVELOP ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY LATE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND THEN REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH
  MONDAY.

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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