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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1127 AM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...BLANCA PEAK...SPANISH PEAKS...
GREENHORN MTN...PIKES PEAK
1127 AM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON MDT TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...PIKES PEAK AND THE WET...SANGRE DE CRISTO...SAWATCH...AND
  MOSQUITO MOUNTAINS...GENERALLY ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK NORTHEAST
  ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...EASTERN MOUNTAIN RANGES...1 TO 2 FEET. CONTINENTAL
  DIVIDE...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 GUSTING TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY WET SNOW...POOR
  VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS. POWER DISRUPTIONS AND
  TREE DAMAGE WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL
KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY WITH YOUR
VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR VEHICLE...RUN
YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE EXHAUST PIPE
IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

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LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE...GRANITE...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...
WOLF CREEK PASS
1127 AM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON MDT TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...THE LA GARITA AND EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  10000 FEET...LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FEET...AND WESTERN CHAFFEE
  COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK
  NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 GUSTING TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES
  AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS. POWER DISRUPTIONS AND TREE DAMAGE
  WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

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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