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

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

.SNOW HAS DEVELOPED OVER THE HIGHER NORTHERN MOUNTAINS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD BY THIS EVENING. 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 A COUPE OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES
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
403 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND BECOME WIDESPREAD
  OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS BY THIS 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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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
403 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES
  THIS EVENING.  LIGHTER SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY...WITH
  AN INCREASE IN SNOW AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM TONIGHT
  THROUGH MONDAY WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO WEST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BLOW FROM
  15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES DUE TO
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED AND MAY BE ICY...SO
  EXPECT WINTER DRIVING 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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