Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
438 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
INCLUDING Black Forest
438 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON MDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...Northern El Paso County including Monument and
  Black Forest.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A developing storm system will rapidly
  intensify on the eastern Colorado plains late tonight into
  Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 10 inches with deeper drifts.

* WIND...North 35 to 45 gusting to 65 mph resulting in heavy
  blowing and drifting snow and near zero visibilities.

* IMPACT...Conditions will be hazardous due to heavy, blowing
  and drifting snow and whiteout countdowns. Snow covered roads
  and near zero visibilities will make travel difficult to
  impossible. Strong winds and heavy, blowing snow may result in
  power outages and tree damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor
visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions,
making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must
travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded,
stay with your vehicle.

&&

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Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING Woodland Park and Pikes Peak
438 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON MDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...Teller County, the Rampart Range and Pikes Peak
  including Woodland Park, Divide and Cripple Creek.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A developing storm system will rapidly
  intensify on the eastern Colorado plains late tonight into
  Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts.

* WIND...North 20 to 30 gusting to 45 mph.

* IMPACT...Conditions will be hazardous due to heavy, blowing
  snow and poor visibilities. Snow covered roads and poor
  visibilities will make travel difficult. Heavy snow may result
  in power outages and tree damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. 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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Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Ft-
INCLUDING Colorado Springs and Peterson AFB
438 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...Southern El Paso County including Colorado Springs.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A developing storm system will rapidly
  intensify on the eastern Colorado plains late tonight into
  Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 to 6 inches with the highest amounts
  north and west of the Springs.

* WIND...North 20 to 40 gusting to 60 mph overnight resulting in
  areas of blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibilities.

* IMPACT...Conditions will be hazardous due to periods of heavy,
  blowing snow and poor visibilities. Slushy or snow covered
  roads and poor visibilities will make travel difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling, especially in open
areas.

&&

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Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, and Spanish Peaks
438 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON MDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...The Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A developing storm system will rapidly
  intensify on the eastern Colorado plains late tonight into
  Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts.

* WIND...North 20 to 30 gusting to 50 mph.

* IMPACT...Conditions will be hazardous due to heavy, blowing
  snow and poor visibilities. Snow covered roads and poor
  visibilities will make travel difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be
prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use
caution while driving.

&&

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Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Eastern Las Animas County-
INCLUDING Rye, Walsenburg, Trinidad, Branson, and Kim
438 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...The Wet Mountains, Huerfano and Las Animas Counties
including the southern I-25 corridor.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A developing storm system will rapidly
  intensify on the eastern Colorado plains late tonight into
  Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches for the mountains and 2 to 4
  inches for the lower elevations along the I-25 corridor.

* WIND...North 20 to 40 gusting to 60 mph.

* IMPACT...Conditions will be hazardous due to periods of heavy,
  blowing snow and poor visibilities. Slushy or snow covered
  roads and poor visibilities will make travel difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling, especially in open
areas.

&&

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COZ058-060-066-068-240645-
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Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
INCLUDING Climax, Bonanza, North Pass, Cumbres Pass,
and Wolf Creek Pass
438 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...The eastern San Juan mountains above 10000 feet,
  the La Garita mountains above 10000 feet, the Sawatch range
  above 11000 feet and the Mosquito Range above 11000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong storm system will move across the
  region tonight into Friday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches.

* WIND...Southwest 15 to 30 mph today. Northwest at 20 to 40
  gusting to 50 mph overnight.

* IMPACT...Conditions will be hazardous due to periods of heavy,
  blowing snow and poor visibilities. Slushy or snow covered
  roads and poor visibilities will make travel difficult.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling, especially in open
areas.

&&

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