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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
309 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE
309 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE...EASTERN LAKE COUNTY AND
  THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS...ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE ACROSS
  COLORADO SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING BRINGING PERIODS OF
  MODERATE TO HEAVY WIND DRIVEN SNOW TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...POOR 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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