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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
413 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...SNOW AND STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO...

.SNOWFALL WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH
CENTRAL COLORADO THIS MORNING AND THEN DECREASE IN INTENSITY BY
AFTERNOON. POWERFUL JET STREAM WINDS WILL ALSO PRODUCE STRONG AND
GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS RESULTING IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING
AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY ON THE HIGH PASSES AND IN OPEN
TERRAIN.

THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL
CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

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WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK
413 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOWFALL AT TIMES THIS MORNING...THEN LIGHT TO
  MODERATE SNOWFALL THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 6
  INCHES BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE. VISIBILITIES MAY
  FALL TO LESS THAN A FEW HUNDRED FEET DURING PERIODS OF
  HEAVIEST SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. BRIEF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  WILL BE POSSIBLE IN OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT SLOW TRAVEL AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES IN THE
  HIGH COUNTRY DUE TO HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS.
  ROADWAYS MOST LIKELY IMPACTED INCLUDE I-70 FROM NEAR GEORGETOWN
  THROUGH SUMMIT COUNTY OVER LOVELAND PASS AND AROUND THE
  EISENHOWER TUNNEL...HOOSIER PASS SOUTH OF BRECKENRIDGE...U.S.
  HIGHWAY 40 OVER BERTHOUD AND RABBIT EARS PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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