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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
919 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...ONE BOUT OF WINTER WEATHER ENDS LATE TONIGHT WITH A STRONGER
STORM POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM AND UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL PRODUCE SNOW OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF
COLORADO TONIGHT. BANDS OF SNOW WILL ALSO CONTINUE OVER THE PLAINS
AS WELL.

HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH POOR
VISIBILITY AND NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER
SNOW. ON THE PLAINS...SOME SNOW OR SLUSH MAY ACCUMULATE ON ROADS
AS SNOWFALL RATES MAY BRIEFLY REACH ONE INCH PER HOUR OR MORE.
THE RATHER SHORT DURATION OF SNOWFALL ON THE PLAINS SHOULD LIMIT
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS TO JUST A COUPLE INCHES IN MOST SPOTS.

ROUND TWO OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HEAVIER SNOW TOTALS OVER
A MUCH LARGER AREA. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE GREAT
BASIN SUNDAY NIGHT...AND THEN TRACK JUST SOUTH OF THE FOUR
CORNERS AREA TOWARDS SOUTHWEST KANSAS BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD FROM THE MOUNTAINS
SUNDAY EVENING ONTO THE PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW INTENSITY WILL
INCREASE ON MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT...AND THEN GRADUALLY
DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY. WHILE SNOW
INTENSITY MAY NOT BE HIGH AT ANY GIVEN TIME...THE LONG DURATION OF
THIS STORM HAS POTENTIAL TO BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
MONDAY...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE BY LATE MONDAY INTO
TUESDAY. THAT WILL BRING POTENTIAL FOR CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW. 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-
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
919 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING. THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
  MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES TONIGHT. THE NEXT STORM FROM
  SUNDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING MAY PRODUCE ANOTHER 8 TO 20
  INCHES OF SNOW...HEAVIEST ON THE EASTERN SLOPE OF THE FRONT
  RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH TONIGHT WILL
  REDUCE VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. FREQUENT
  VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS
  AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS WITH THE STORM
  ARRIVING SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  AND SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  WILL EXIST IN THE MOUNTAINS.

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.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

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WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS
919 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES TONIGHT.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 35 TONIGHT WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. FREQUENT
  VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS
  AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS WITH ANOTHER STORM
  ARRIVING SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  AND SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  WILL EXIST IN THE MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY OVER PASSES.

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 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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...
LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
919 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 18 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* 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 SUNDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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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-
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...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
919 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE...WITH THE
  HEAVIER AMOUNTS FAVORING LOCATIONS CLOSER TO THE FOOTHILLS AND
  PALMER DIVIDE AREA.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. SOME GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 30 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 SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
  HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ048-050-051-311230-
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LOGAN COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...
JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
919 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY MONDAY MORNING 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 POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 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 WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$


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