Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
953 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH
COUNTRY...

.LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE NORTH
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...
STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES AND EXPOSED RIDGES. TRAVEL INTO THE
COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY WILL BE HAZARDOUS TODAY DUE TO SNOW COVERED
ROADS...BLOW SNOW...AND POOR VISIBILITY.

COZ034-091800-
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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 BERTHOUD PASS, BRECKENRIDGE,
EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE, EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE,
EISENHOWER TUNNEL, INDIAN PEAKS, KENOSHA MOUNTAINS, MOUNT EVANS,
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS, AND WINTER PARK
953 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
STORM WARNING.

SNOW HAS ENDED IN MOST EASTER OF THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
SOUTH OF I-70 SO THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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COZ031-033-100000-
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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-
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, AND WILLOW CREEK PASS
953 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS
  AFTERNOON. SNOW INTENSITY WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES TOTAL...WITH THE HEAVIEST
  AMOUNTS IN THE MOUNTAINS NORTH OF RABBIT EARS PASS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH NEAR AND ABOVE
  TIMBERLINE...WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH OR MORE OVER THE HIGH
  PASSES. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO JUST A COUPLE HUNDRED
  FEET AT TIMES OVER THE HIGHER PASSES...AND BELOW ONE HALF MILE
  AT TIMES IN LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS AND
  SLOW TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. THE WORST TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED FROM NOW THROUGH EARLY THIS
  AFTERNOON.

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. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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