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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
949 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

COZ062-281200-
/O.EXA.KPUB.WS.A.0008.160429T0000Z-160430T0600Z/
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
INCLUDING...SALIDA...BUENA VISTA
949 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A VIGOROUS SPRING STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
  MOVE ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE
  MOVING ACROSS COLORADO THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THIS STORM
  SYSTEM WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY SPRING
  SNOW...ESPECIALLY FOR LOCATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* IMPACT...SNOW WILL BE CAPABLE OF CREATING HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ACCUMULATING SNOW ON TREE BRANCHES AND POWER
  LINES COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ058>061-066-068-073-075-080>082-281200-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0008.160428T1800Z-160430T0600Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
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...CLIMAX...LEADVILLE...BONANZA...ALPINE...GRANITE...
ST ELMO...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS...
BLANCA PEAK...SPANISH PEAKS...WOODLAND PARK...PIKES PEAK
949 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...LAKE COUNTY...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO MOUNTAIN
  RANGE...EASTERN SWATCH MOUNTAIN RANGE AND THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET...THE LA GARITA...EASTERN SAN JUAN
  AND WET MOUNTAIN RANGES ABOVE 10000 FEET...WESTERN CHAFFEE
  COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FEET...AND TELLER COUNTY AND PIKES
  PEAK ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A VIGOROUS SPRING STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
  MOVE ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE
  MOVING ACROSS COLORADO THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THIS STORM SYSTEM
  WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY SPRING SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN
  AREAS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACT...SNOW WILL BE CAPABLE OF CREATING HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ACCUMULATING SNOW ON TREE BRANCHES AND POWER
  LINES COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ063-072-074-076>079-084-281200-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0008.160429T0000Z-160430T0600Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY  ABOVE 8500FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000FT-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...
WESTON...COALDALE...COTOPAXI...HILLSIDE...HOWARD...SWISSVALE...
TEXAS CREEK...SILVER CLIFF...WESTCLIFFE...RYE...BLACK FOREST
949 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY...FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500
  FEET...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE AND EASTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY
  ABOVE 9000 FEET...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500
  AND 11000 FEET...AND THE WET MOUNTAIN AND WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY
  BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A VIGOROUS SPRING STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
  MOVE ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE
  MOVING ACROSS COLORADO THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THIS STORM SYSTEM
  WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY SPRING SNOW...ESPECIALLY FOR
  LOCATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL SEE 1 TO 2 FEET
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. LOWER ELEVATIONS BETWEEN 6000 AND
  9000 FEET WILL SEE 6 TO 12 INCHES.

* IMPACT...SNOW WILL BE CAPABLE OF CREATING HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ACCUMULATING SNOW ON TREE BRANCHES AND POWER
  LINES COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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