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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1223 PM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...SNOW WILL DIMINISH BUT STILL WINDY OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON...

.SNOWFALL WILL BECOME MORE SHOWERY AND LESS INTENSE THIS AFTERNOON
AS AN AREA OF MOISTURE MOVES PAST THE MOUNTAINS. IT WILL REMAIN
WINDY WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

AT NOON ROAD CONDITIONS OVER THE HIGHER PASSES WERE GENERALLY
SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH AREAS OF POOR VISIBILITY. LOVELAND PASS
WAS CLOSED. ONLY SLIGHT IMPROVEMENT IS EXPECTED BEFORE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON.

COZ031-033-034-250000-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 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-
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...WILLOW CREEK PASS...
BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...
EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...EISENHOWER TUNNEL...
INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...MOUNT EVANS...
WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK
1223 PM MST MON NOV 24 2014

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

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL DIMINISH THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES THIS AFTERNOON.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH IN HIGHER AREAS. VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE IN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH AREAS OF POOR
  VISIBILITY. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AND HAZARDOUS.

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. CARRY A WINTER
SURVIVAL KIT WITH WARM CLOTHING AND BLANKETS...A FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. CHECK
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS BEFORE DEPARTING.

&&

$$

GIMMESTAD

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
119 PM MST MON NOV 24 2014

COZ004-010-013-250430-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141125T0100Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0046.141125T1600Z-141126T1900Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...BUFORD...
TRAPPERS LAKE
119 PM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO
NOON MST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL TAPER OFF THIS EVENING.
  SNOW WILL BEGIN AGAIN ON TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. INCLEMENT WINTER WEATHER
  CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT VAIL AND RABBIT EARS PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
119 PM MST MON NOV 24 2014

COZ005-250100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141125T0100Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
119 PM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1206 PM MST MON NOV 24 2014

COZ058-060-250000-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0014.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE
1206 PM MST MON NOV 24 2014

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

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO
  RANGE...AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...ANOTHER DISTURBANCE EMBEDDED WITHIN THE JET
  STREAM ALOFT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE STATE TODAY...BRINGING MORE
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED BY LATE AFTERNOON...WITH STORM TOTAL SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH PRODUCING
  POOR VISIBILITY IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS OVER TENNESSEE...FREMONT AND
  MONARCH PASSES DUE TO A COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...
  POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY
SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL
KIT. IF YOU BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY WITH YOUR
VEHICLE UNTIL HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR VEHICLE...RUN
YOUR ENGINE 10 MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE EXHAUST PIPE
IS CLEAR OF SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
300 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

WYZ112-114-250000-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0014.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
300 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

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

* TIMING...FREQUENT PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY AS ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES
  ACROSS THE AREA.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 TO 24
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS INCLUDING CENTENNIAL. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
  BETWEEN 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40
  MPH AT TIMES WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS
  IN BLOWING SNOW...MAINLY ACROSS WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES
  AND RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE TO BE VERY
  HAZARDOUS THROUGH TODAY...WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW
  COVERED ROADS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
  PLANNING ACTIVITIES IN THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY
  SNOW...STRONG WINDS...AND VERY COLD TEMPERATURES.

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

&&

$$

RUBIN

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