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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
856 AM MDT WED APR 27 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-
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
856 AM MDT WED APR 27 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND ALL OF LAKE COUNTY...THE
  WET MOUNTAINS AND SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...AND TELLER
  COUNTY.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO
  THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE THROUGH
  EASTERN COLORADO ON FRIDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A PERIOD OF
  HEAVY SPRING SNOW TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ONE TO TWO FEET POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL OVER THE PASSES WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO ICY...
   SNOW COVERED ROADS. HEAVY WET SNOW MAY RESULT IN TREE DAMAGE
  AND SCATTERED 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.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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HODANISH



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