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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1206 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

COZ058-060-066-068-240215-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0012.170323T2100Z-170324T1500Z/
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
INCLUDING Climax, Bonanza, North Pass, Cumbres Pass,
and Wolf Creek Pass
1206 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...The eastern San Juan mountains above 10000 feet,
  the La Garita mountains above 10000 feet, the Sawatch range
  above 11000 feet and the Mosquito Range above 11000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong storm system will move across the
  region from late this afternoon through Friday. It will be
  capable of producing periods of heavy snow across the higher
  elevations of the central and southwest mountains through mid-
  morning Friday, with the heaviest snow falling this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches

* WIND...Southwest 15 to 30 mph today, switching to northwest at
  20 to 40 mph overnight.

* IMPACT...Hazardous conditions are expected due to strong
  winds, blowing snow, poor visibilities and icy, snow covered
  roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling, especially in open
areas.

&&

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COZ084-240215-
/O.CON.KPUB.BZ.A.0001.170324T0600Z-170324T1800Z/
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
INCLUDING Black Forest
1206 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...Northern El Paso County including Black Forest and
  Monument.

* TIMING...A strong storm system will send a cold front south
  across the Palmer Divide this evening with rain changing to
  snow by midnight. Periods of moderate to heavy wet snow and
  blowing snow will be possible late tonight into midday Friday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 10 inches.

* WIND...North at 35 to 45 mph, with gusts in excess of 65 mph.

* IMPACT...Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to very
  strong winds, areas of blowing snow, poor visibilities and
  icy, snow covered roads. In addition, the strong winds and
  heavy wet nature of the snowfall may produce power outages and
  cause tree damage where spring leafing has occurred.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Watch means there is a potential for falling and/or
blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities.
This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very
dangerous.

&&

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COZ073-075-240215-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0010.170324T0200Z-170324T1800Z/
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING Blanca Peak and Spanish Peaks
1206 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...The Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong storm system will move across the
  region tonight through Friday. It will be capable of producing
  periods of heavy snow across the higher elevations of the
  Sangre de Cristo Mountains through midday Friday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 14 inches.

* WIND...North at 20 to 30 mph, with gusts to 50 mph.

* IMPACT...Hazardous conditions are expected due to strong
  winds, blowing snow, poor visibilities and icy, snow covered
  roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

COZ080>082-240215-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0010.170324T0600Z-170324T1800Z/
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING Woodland Park and Pikes Peak
1206 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...The Wet Mountains above 10000 feet and the Pikes
  Peak region including Woodland Park.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong storm system will move across the
  region tonight through Friday. It will be capable of producing
  periods of heavy snow across the higher elevations of the Wet
  Mountains and much of Teller County through midday Friday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8-12 inches with locally higher amounts of
  up to 16 inches possible near the summit of Pikes Peak.

* WIND...North at 20 to 30 mph, with gusts of 45 mph.

* IMPACT...Hazardous conditions are expected due to strong
  winds, blowing snow, poor visibilities and icy, snow covered
  roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$



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