Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1143 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ058-060-061-066>068-040000-
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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...GRANITE...NORTH PASS...SOUTH FORK...
CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS
1143 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A SECOND PACIFIC WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL
  CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE
  CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL TODAY OF 3 TO 6
  INCHES ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND 1 TO 3 INCHES ACROSS THE
  HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS. THIS WILL BRING STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL TO
  BETWEEN 1 AND 3 FEET.

* WIND...GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED
  ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO
TRAVEL IN THE WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER
SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

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COZ072>075-079-080-040245-
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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...
STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...RYE...GREENHORN MTN
1143 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 PM MST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATION...THE WET MOUNTAINS AND THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AN ARCTIC AIR MASS COMBINED WITH A UPPER
  LEVEL WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION TONIGHT AND
  TOMORROW.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 10 INCHES.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

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COZ059-064-065-040000-
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LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE...SARGENTS...BONANZA
1143 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...THE MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS OF WESTERN SAGUACHE
  COUNTY BELOW 10000 FEET INCLUDING SARGENTS AND BONANZA...AND
  LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FEET INCLUDING LEADVILLE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A SECOND PACIFIC WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL
  CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SNOW OVER THE REGION.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  TODAY...BRINGING STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS TO BETWEEN 8 AND 14
  INCHES.

* WIND...WEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO PERIODS OF HEAVY...
  BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

COZ081-082-084-040245-
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TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
INCLUDING...WOODLAND PARK...PIKES PEAK...BLACK FOREST...
AIR FORCE ACADEMY
1143 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY AND THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
  OF THE PIKES PEAK REGION.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AN ARCTIC AIR MASS COMBINED WITH A UPPER
  LEVEL WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TOMORROW MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...FOR NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY...3 TO 6
  INCHES. FOR THE PIKES PEAK REGION...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WIND...FOR NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 10 TO
  20 MPH. FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF PIKES PEAK...WEST TO
  SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS.

* ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...ONLY LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED DURING THIS
  EVENINGS RUSH HOUR...BUT DUE TO THE ARCTIC AIR...THE SNOW WILL
  QUICKLY FREEZE-UP ON ROADWAYS MAKING FOR VERY SLIPPERY DRIVING
  CONDITIONS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR LATER THIS EVENING AS A
  SECONDARY SURGE OF ARCTIC AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION AROUND 3 AM
  IN THE MORNING. WEDNESDAY MORNINGS RUSH HOUR WILL BE QUITE
  DIFFICULT DUE TO THE VERY COLD AIR AND HEAVIER SNOW. BLOWING
  SNOW MAY ALSO BE AN ISSUE TOMORROW MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

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