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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
617 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ030>051-221330-
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-
617 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM WITH HEAVY SNOW AND POWERFUL WINDS
MOVING INTO THE NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE FRONT RANGE
MOUNTAINS AND AREAS FURTHER WEST THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL
DETERIORATE RAPIDLY AS THE SNOWFALL AND WINDS INCREASE. NEAR
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WITH OVER A FOOT OF NEW SNOWFALL AND WIND
GUSTS IN THE 50 TO 75 MPH RANGE ARE POSSIBLE IN HIGHER AREAS
OVERNIGHT... AND CONDITIONS WILL ONLY IMPROVE GRADUALLY ON MONDAY.
PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS
SHOULD CONSIDER CHANGING THEIR PLANS TO AVOID TRAVEL LATER TODAY
OR TONIGHT AS THIS STORM COULD HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON TRAVEL.

IN AREAS EAST OF THE FRONT RANGE...STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH IN THE FOOTHILLS AND 30 TO 40
MPH ON THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THERE IS A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS ON THE PLAINS TONIGHT. MOST AREAS WILL SEE
LITTLE OR NO ACCUMULATION...BUT THERE WILL BE SOME LOCALIZED
HEAVIER SHOWERS THAT COULD PRODUCE AN INCH OR TWO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

WIDESPREAD SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS MONDAY INTO MONDAY
EVENING...BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY. THE
SNOW COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON MONDAY. STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE
BLOWING SNOW AND VERY DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS ALONG AND WEST OF THE DIVIDE WILL SEE A TOTAL OF 14 TO
24 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH BETWEEN 6 AND 18 INCHES THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS OF JACKSON AND GRAND COUNTIES. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW ON THE PLAINS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT
BUT ANY ACCUMULATION WILL BE LIGHT.

THE PLAINS WILL BE DRY ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...AND SO WILL THE
MOUNTAINS ON WEDNESDAY. THE NEXT STORM WILL BRING A CHANCE OF
SNOW ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...ESPECIALLY TO THE MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

REPORTS OF SNOWFALL OR HIGH WINDS WILL BE APPRECIATED.

$$

GIMMESTAD/RJK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
612 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-221315-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
612 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE TODAY ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...AND WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW CAN
BE EXPECTED OVER LAKE AND WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTIES...WITH SEVERAL
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION OVER WESTERN AND NORTHERN SAGUACHE COUNTY.
GENERALLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN SAN
JUAN MOUNTAINS...CENTRAL AND EASTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...PRODUCING VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL ACROSS
THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY...WILL SLOWLY WIND DOWN
MONDAY NIGHT...AS A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM CONTINUES TO TRANSLATE
ACROSS THE ROCKIES. STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 FEET
REMAIN IN THE OFFING ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE EASTERN
SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES WITH OTHER AREAS ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF LAKE COUNTY SEEING
SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES OR MORE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
SOME WIND DRIVEN SNOWFALL ALSO REMAINS POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN
MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...AS A STRONG COLD
FRONT MOVES ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO.

STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS ON
TUESDAY...AS THE STRONG JET STREAM OVERHEAD PUSHES EAST ACROSS
EASTERN COLORADO.

FOR CHRISTMAS DAY AND NIGHT...ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS
THE ROCKIES COULD BRING SOME GENERALLY LIGHT SNOWFALL TO THE
AREA. HOWEVER...FORECAST CONFIDENCE REMAINS LOW...AS THE TRACK OF
THIS WEATHER SYSTEM IS STILL UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME. STAY TUNED TO
YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO FOR THE LATEST FORECAST
UPDATES ON THIS POTENTIAL CHRISTMAS SNOWFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY TONIGHT OVER LAKE COUNTY...CHAFFEE COUNTY...WESTERN AND
NORTHERN SAGUACHE COUNTY...THE LA GARITA AND EASTERN SAN JUAN
MOUNTAINS.

$$

28/23

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
410 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-221015-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
410 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /310 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE RAPIDLY INTO THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS
LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. AFTER RAIN CHANCES THIS EVENING...THERE IS A
POSSIBILITY OF FREEZING RAIN FOR AREAS WEST OF HIGHWAY 83 LATE
TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

THE STORM SYSTEM WILL BE SLOW TO MOVE OUT OF THE REGION MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY. AS A RESULT...ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE. DUE TO THE
STRENGTH OF THE SYSTEM...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST
ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WHERE SNOW IS
MOST LIKELY TO ACCUMULATE ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE BEGINNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON...CONTINUING
INTO MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.


ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE ROCKIES WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY AND MAY IMPACT THE CENTRAL PLAINS THURSDAY INTO
THURSDAY NIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA CHRISTMAS DAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT....HOWEVER
THE SYSTEM WILL BE FAST MOVING AND THE EXACT TRACK OF THE SYSTEM
IS STILL IN QUESTION. THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NEBRASKA DURING
THE HOLIDAY WEEK SHOULD KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

KAR

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