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High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
601 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WINDS POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON OVER THE PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO...

COZ038-041>051-222115-
/O.NEW.KBOU.HW.A.0016.141223T0900Z-141223T2000Z/
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT COLLINS...HEREFORD...LOVELAND...
NUNN...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...
FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...
WIGGINS...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...
LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER...
CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...
OTIS...JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
601 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...HIGH WINDS MAY DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE PLAINS OF NORTHEAST
  COLORADO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE  PLANNING TRAVEL SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONG
  CROSS WINDS CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. DRIVERS OF
  LIGHT WEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD CONSIDER DELAYING
  TRAVEL OR USE ALTERNATE ROUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THAT STRONG AND POTENTIALLY
DAMAGING WINDS MAY OCCUR.  PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD
REMAIN ALERT TO THE POSSIBILITY OF HIGH WINDS AND BE PREPARED TO
TAKE ACTION SHOULD HIGH WINDS DEVELOP.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
451 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ030>051-231200-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 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-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
451 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE
PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN MOST OF THE HIGH COUNTRY THROUGH THE DAY
AND INTO THE EVENING PRIOR TO TAPERING OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEVERAL MORE INCHES OF SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE DURING THIS TIME
IN THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS. GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE
IN THE HIGHER AREAS PRODUCING LOWERED VISIBILITIES AND MAKING
FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL OCCUR FROM TIME TO TIME ACROSS LOWER
ELEVATIONS TODAY. THESE SHOWERS WILL LIKELY NOT PRODUCE MUCH
ACCUMULATION. A SOMEWHAT BETTER SITUATION FOR SNOW WILL OCCUR
OVER THE FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS LATER TONIGHT. WINDS THERE WILL
ALSO INCREASE WHICH COULD LEAD TO DIFFICULT TRAVELS CONDITIONS
ACROSS SEDGWICK...PHILLIPS...LOGAN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES
OVERNIGHT.

STRONG...MOIST AND UNSTABLE NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT ASSOCIATED WITH
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPING OVER THE GREAT PLAINS WILL BRING
THE WINDS AND PRECIPITATION TO THE OUTLOOK AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTHEAST PLAINS THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
MORNING AS WELL WHICH MAY LED TO POOR VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING
SNOW. IN THE MOUNTAINS THERE WILL BE SOME ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW
WITH ONLY MINOR ACCUMULATIONS.

FOR WEDNESDAY IT WILL BE DRY AND MILD. ON CHRISTMAS THERE WILL BE
A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS. OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO IT WILL
BE DRY AND MILD. THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA BY
CHRISTMAS NIGHT WHICH WILL BRING A GOOD CHANCE OF SNOW TO THE
MOUNTAINS WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO. ON
FRIDAY IT WILL BE COLDER WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

REPORTS OF SNOWFALL OR HIGH WINDS WILL BE APPRECIATED.

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