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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
803 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ017-019-212315-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141222T0100Z-141223T0100Z/
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...SILVERTON...
RICO...HESPERUS
803 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING CO 550. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...
   BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT
  TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
333 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINDY CONDITIONS TODAY FOR THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL JET STREAM APPROACHING FROM THE GREAT BASIN
WILL CREATE WINDY CONDITIONS TODAY FOR THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS OF
NEW MEXICO. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR IN THE AREA AROUND CLINES
CORNERS TO WESTERN GUADALUPE AND NORTHEAST LINCOLN COUNTIES.

NMZ523-533-539-211900-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WI.Y.0044.141221T1700Z-141222T0300Z/
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
333 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WESTERN GUADALUPE COUNTY...
  AND NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING AND PEAK THIS
  AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF SLIGHTLY THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...NO WIDESPREAD REDUCTIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL BE A NUISANCE FOR LARGE
  AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELLING. SUDDEN GUSTS
OF WIND MAY CAUSE YOU TO LOSE CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE. EXTRA
ATTENTION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


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 ALBUQUERQUE NM
550 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

NMZ501>540-221300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
550 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP TODAY WITH GUSTS TO 50
MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL AREAS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 40
AROUND CLINES CORNERS. SPEEDS SHOULD WEAKEN SOME DURING THE EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD MONDAY WITH
GUSTS TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN PARTS OF THE ADJACENT HIGH PLAINS. GUSTS MAY
PEAK AROUND 60 MPH IN THE CLINES CORNERS AREA.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL CROSS
NORTHERN AND EASTERN AREAS WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT AND EASTERLY
UPSLOPE FLOW. A FEW INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED IN
THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...ACROSS THE NORTHEAST AND CENTRAL
HIGHLANDS...AND WESTERN PARTS OF THE ADJACENT HIGH PLAINS. AN
EXCEPTION WILL BE ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS...WHERE SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE. SOME
LIGHT SNOW MAY LINGER INTO TUESDAY WITH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION
POSSIBLE ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS IN
THE MORNING.

CHRISTMAS DAY...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH PASSING NORTH OF NEW MEXICO
WILL CAUSE WINDS ALOFT TO STRENGTHEN AND A SHARP SURFACE TROUGH TO
DEVELOP IN THE LEE OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS. WEST WIND
GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND JUST EAST OF THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN...AND ALSO ALONG INTERSTATE 40 ACROSS THE
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
521 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-221300-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
521 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...NUMEROUS WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT
FOR MUCH OF WESTERN COLORADO AND NORTHEAST UTAH THROUGH MONDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL BE DEVELOPING OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OF
WESTERN COLORADO AND NORTHEAST UTAH TODAY AND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
TONIGHT. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TO NEAR 50 MPH WILL ALSO CREATE
WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. THE
LOWER VALLEYS CAN EXPECT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO PICK UP
THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. PLEASE VISIT OUR
WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/GJT FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OF WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING. THE SNOW ENDS BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING WITH SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 FEET POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH UP TO A
FOOT POSSIBLE FOR THE HIGHER VALLEYS.

ANOTHER STORM WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA ON CHRISTMAS DAY
BRINGING A CHANCE OF SNOW TO MUCH OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
406 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-221015-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
406 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /306 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID MORNING ACROSS PARTS
OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...THE PERMIAN BASIN AND THE LOWER TRANS PECOS.
THE VISIBILITY WILL DROP TO A QUARTER OF A MILE IN SOME LOCATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

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