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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
109 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SPRING STORM CONTINUES TO IMPACT NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
COLORADO...

.A MOISTURE LADEN STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST COLORADO. AREAS
GENERALLY ABOVE 6000 FEET...SUCH AS THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS AND FROM THE PALMER DIVIDE EASTWARD ACROSS ELBERT AND
LINCOLN COUNTIES WILL SEE 1 TO 1.5 INCH PER HOUR SNOWFALL RATES
FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON. WHEREAS AT LOWER ELEVATIONS
WHERE TEMPERATURES REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING...MOST OF THE FALLEN SNOW
HAS MELTED UPON IMPACT WITH THE GROUND. ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS LIKELY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN INCLUDING THE
PALMER DIVIDE THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW TOTALS IN
THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE FOUND EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. LITTLE
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IS EXPECTED ON MOST ROADWAYS AND HIGHWAYS.

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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-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...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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...
NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...
EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FAIRPLAY...
HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
109 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING...MAINLY EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.
  THE HIGHER INTENSITY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON WITH AN
  INCREASE IN UPSLOPE FLOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANYWHERE FROM 5 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE
  HIGHER AMOUNTS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL MOSTLY REMAIN LESS THAN 20 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES IN THE
  HEAVIER SNOWFALL AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...WET SNOW ACCUMULATING ON BRANCHES AND POWER LINES
  COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS WILL MOSTLY
  BE WET AND SLUSHY...BUT SOME AREAS SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATION...POOR
VISIBILITIES IN SNOW AND FOG...AND POOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR
109 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN
  DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANYWHERE FROM 4 TO 9 INCHES BY LATE THIS
  EVENING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. VISIBILITIES
  COULD DROP BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES WITH THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...WET SNOW ACCUMULATING ON BRANCHES AND POWER LINES
  COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS MAY BECOME
  SLUSHY AND POSSIBLY SNOW COVERED...MAINLY ON SMALLER LESS
  TRAVELED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLUSHY
AND POSSIBLY SNOW COVERED ROADS AS WELL AS LIMITED VISIBILITIES
DUE TO SNOW AND FOG. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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