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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
353 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

COZ068-074-075-292000-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0004.150130T1500Z-150201T0000Z/
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS...CUCHARA...
STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS
353 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUANS ABOVE 10000 FEET...THE
  SPANISH PEAKS REGION AND THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE DESERT
  SOUTHWEST WILL BRING ABUNDANT MOISTURE NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHERN
  COLORADO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...LEADING TO MODERATE TO
  OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL OVER THE REGION.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...OVER A FOOT OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
  LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW COVERED...MAKING FOR
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. HEAVY WET SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  INCREASED AVALANCHE THREAT.

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
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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