Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1102 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...BONANZA
1102 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...EASTERN SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES ABOVE
  11000 FEET...INCLUDING FREMONT AND MONARCH PASSES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL PRODUCE
  HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 18 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND...WEST 20 TO 40 OCCASIONALLY GUSTING TO 60 MPH ACROSS THE
  HIGHER PEAKS AND PASSES.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  REMAIN DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AS ROADS
  BECOME SNOWPACKED AND VISIBILITIES DROP TO UNDER 1/2 MILE IN
  BLOWING SNOW.

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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LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE...ALPINE...GRANITE...ST ELMO
1102 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...THE SAWATCH RANGE BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FEET...AND
  CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY INCLUDING LEADVILLE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL PRODUCE
  HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO 10
  INCHES.

* WIND...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND ESPECIALLY TONIGHT DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

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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