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Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1106 AM MST TUE JAN 20 2015

COZ074-075-087-088-094-099-210300-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0003.150121T0700Z-150122T0600Z/
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
INCLUDING...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...
WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD...BRANSON...KIM...SPRINGFIELD...WALSH
1106 AM MST TUE JAN 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* LOCATION...HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS AND BACA COUNTIES...INCLUDING
  THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...WALSENBURG...LA
  VETA...CUCHARA...TRINIDAD...KIM AND SPRINGFIELD.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A DISTURBANCE FROM WYOMING WILL MERGE WITH
  MOISTURE FROM CALIFORNIA PRODUCING WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL OVER
  SOUTHERN COLORADO TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO A FOOT OVER THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS...4 TO 8 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW...LOW
  VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
6 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OR 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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