Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1153 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO ABOVE 10 THOUSAND
FEET...

.A STORM SYSTEM MOVING OVER THE WEST SLOPE OF COLORADO THIS
MORNING WILL TRACK ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SUNLIGHT COLORADO...ON THE GRAND
MESA...HAS BEEN REPORTING MODERATE SNOWFALL MUCH OF THIS MORNING.
AS THE STORM PROGRESSES EASTWARD...TEMPERATURES WILL
FALL...CAUSING RAIN TO CHANGE TO SNOW AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 10000
FEET. LATER THIS EVENING...THE SNOW LEVEL MAY DROP AS LOW AS 8500
FEET. AREAS ABOVE 10000 FEET ARE MOST LIKELY TO SEE ACCUMULATING
SNOWFALL THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGH MOUNTAIN
ROADS...INCLUDING I-70 THROUGH THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL AND
LOVELAND...HOOSIER AND BERTHOUD PASSES ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME ICY
AND SNOW COVERED. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH AFTER MIDNIGHT
AS THE STORM SYSTEM EXITS THE STATE.

COZ031-033-034-020000-
/O.CON.KBOU.WW.Y.0030.141001T1800Z-141002T0600Z/
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
1153 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING. SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN TAPERING OFF
  BY MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES FOR AREAS ABOVE 10 THOUSAND
  FEET IN THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH MAY
  CAUSE SOME BLOWING OF SNOW ON THE HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS OVER THE HIGH PASSES MAY BECOME ICY AND SNOW
  COVERED...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT. BURSTS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL THIS
  AFTERNOON MAY ALSO REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A FEW
  HUNDRED FEET AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES AT TIMES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

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