Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
919 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...NORTHEAST COLORADO STILL FEELING THE EFFECTS OF DEPARTING
WINTER STORM...

.A POWERFUL WINTER STORM SYSTEM MOVING NORTHEAST INTO THE CENTRAL
PLAINS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO
INTO THE AFTERNOON. MANY ROADS IN EASTERN COLORADO REMAIN
CLOSED...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 76 FROM LOCHBUIE TO THE NEBRASKA
LINE AND INTERSTATE 70 FROM JUST EAST OF AURORA TO THE KANSAS
LINE. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND GUSTY WINDS HAVE RESULTED
IN NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL CONDITIONS ON THE EASTERN PLAINS.
CONDITIONS WILL ONLY SLOWLY IMPROVE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AS SNOW
AND WINDS FINALLY DECREASE. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE
HOWEVER WITH WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 35 MPH.

CLOSER TO THE I-25 CORRIDOR...LIGHT SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF
THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS WILL ALSO BE LIGHTER WITH
GENERALLY MINOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

COZ046>051-022300-
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NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...MATHESON...
FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER...CROOK...MERINO...
STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...OTIS...
JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
919 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING LATE.
  SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF AND END FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS
  THE PLAINS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY
  THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL
  ACCUMULATION...BRINGING MOST STORM TOTALS INTO THE 9 TO 15 INCH
  RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS AROUND
  35 MPH. VISIBILITIES IN OPEN AREAS WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN
  ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES WILL REMAIN THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON. TRAVEL IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE. ONLY TRAVEL IN CASE OF
  AN EMERGENCY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS EXIST. SNOW...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...AND CLOSED
ROADWAYS WILL SERIOUSLY IMPACT TRAVEL. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD AND WEATHER CONDITIONS BEFORE VENTURING OUT
ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO THIS MORNING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT AND WARM CLOTHING...FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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COZ039>041-044-045-021900-
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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-
MORGAN COUNTY-CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...
LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...BENNETT...BYERS...
DEER TRAIL...LEADER
919 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE THROUGH THE NOON
  HOUR...AND FINALLY COME TO AN END THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 1 INCH...BRINGING STORM TOTALS INTO
  THE 9 TO 15 INCH RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS AROUND
  30 MPH EAST OF I-25. THIS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW IN OPEN AREAS OF THE PLAINS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ON SECONDARY ROADS IS DIFFICULT. MANY ROADS
  EAST OF THE IMMEDIATE I-25 CORRIDOR ARE CLOSED. ROADS THAT HAVE
  BEEN PLOWED ARE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS EXIST. SNOW...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...AND CLOSED
ROADWAYS WILL SERIOUSLY IMPACT TRAVEL. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD AND WEATHER CONDITIONS BEFORE VENTURING OUT
ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO THIS MORNING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT AND WARM CLOTHING...FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

COZ036-021900-
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JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
919 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING
  IN THE SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS. SNOWFALL SHOULD TAPER
  OFF BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANOTHER 1 TO 2 INCHES BY LATE THIS
  MORNING...BRINGING STORM TOTALS INTO THE 8 TO 20 INCH RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE CAN
  BE EXPECTED DURING THE HEAVIER SNOWFALL EARLY THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE ICY AND SNOWPACKED. TRAVEL WILL BE
  DIFFICULT DUE TO THE DEPTH OF SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS EXIST. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO CHECK THE LATEST ROAD
AND WEATHER CONDITIONS BEFORE VENTURING IN THE FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS THIS MORNING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT AND WARM CLOTHING...FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN
CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$


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