Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1019 PM MST FRI NOV 25 2016

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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-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000FT-
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...LEADVILLE...BONANZA...ALPINE...GRANITE...
ST ELMO...NORTH PASS...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...
WOLF CREEK PASS
1019 PM MST FRI NOV 25 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE...LAKE COUNTY...EASTERN
  SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET...WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY
  BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FEET...EASTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE
  9000 FEET...LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET...THE UPPER
  RIO GRANDE VALLEY BELOW 10000 FEET AND THE EASTERN SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STORM SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS COLORADO WILL BE
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG WITH GUSTY
  WINDS...TO LOCATIONS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...FROM
  SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF 8 INCHES
  IS ANTICIPATED WITH THIS EVENT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH
  AT TIMES.

* IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW AT TIMES IS EXPECTED TO CREATE
  HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN THE WINTER STORM
  WATCH AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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