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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
127 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...MORE SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOW HEADED FOR THE MOUNTAINS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM OVER THE WESTERN UNITED STATES WILL
SEND WAVES OF ENERGY ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY THROUGH
TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...TO THE COLORADO
HIGH COUNTRY. IF TRAVELING ACROSS THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS...BE
PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS AND SLOW TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

COZ031-030600-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS
127 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AND BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES. SNOW WILL DECREASE IN INTENSITY TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 FEET.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN EXPOSED AREAS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY
  FALLING SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES. SOME SECONDARY ROADS MAY BECOME
  IMPASSABLE DUE TO THE DEPTH OF ACCUMULATED OR DRIFTED SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
127 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...MORE SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOW HEADED FOR THE MOUNTAINS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM OVER THE WESTERN UNITED STATES WILL
SEND WAVES OF ENERGY ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY THROUGH
TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...TO THE COLORADO
HIGH COUNTRY. IF TRAVELING ACROSS THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS...BE
PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS AND SLOW TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

COZ033-030600-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0006.150303T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS
127 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY. THE SNOW WILL DECREASE TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 15 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  40 MPH WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND DECREASE SLIGHTLY BY TUESDAY.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS
  DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER FALLING SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS
  AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1149 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

COZ058-060-061-066-067-030300-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0021.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...GRANITE...NORTH PASS...SOUTH FORK...
CREEDE
1149 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...THE LA GARITA
  MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET AND THE EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE AND
  THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE ABOVE 11000 FEET...INCLUDING SOUTH
  FORK...CREEDE...NORTH PASS AND MONARCH PASS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST...PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE CONTINENTAL
  DIVIDE THROUGH TUESDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 FEET.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE DUE TO
  HEAVY...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES AND
  ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO
TRAVEL IN THE WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER
SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1149 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

COZ073-030300-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0021.000000T0000Z-150303T0600Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
INCLUDING...BLANCA PEAK
1149 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000
  FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST...PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE REGION THROUGH
  TODAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET. SNOW WILL INCREASE OVER
  THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 AND GUSTING TO OVER 50
  MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW...NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED
  ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO
TRAVEL IN THE WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER
SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


COZ003-013-030200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-FLATTOPS-
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
  SNOWFALL CONTINUES INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


COZ018-019-030200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
  CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
  SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...OVER A FOOT OF ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...WITH
  2 TO 4 FEET STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL SHIFTS
  FROM THE SOUTHWEST SLOPES TODAY TO THE NORTHWEST SLOPES BY
  TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
  NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


COZ004-005-030200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO
  MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER OPEN AND HIGHER TERRAIN.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


COZ009-012-030200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...
  TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
  SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ANOTHER FOOT OF SNOW BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED INTO TUESDAY...ESPECIALLY
  OVER THE GRAND MESA.

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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


COZ010-017-UTZ028-030200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...RIDGWAY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


COZ001-002-030200-
/O.CAN.KGJT.ZR.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150302T1900Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1054 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...
...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
   HAYDEN...MEEKER.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE. SNOW WILL MIX WITH OR
  CHANGE OVER TO RAIN AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO THE VALLEY FLOOR THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY.

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 CHEYENNE WY
914 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE NORTHERN
NEBRASKA PANHANDLE TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL ROCKIES
TODAY. THIS DISTURBANCE WILL INTERACT WITH AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT
LATE TONIGHT...PRODUCING WIDESPREAD SNOW ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING
AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE. THE HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE...WITH UPWARDS OF 2 FEET OF
SNOW LIKELY FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAINS. GUSTY NORTH
WINDS WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VERY LOW
VISIBILITIES...ESPECIALLY LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. DANGEROUSLY
COLD WIND CHILLS WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY NIGHT AS ARCTIC AIR SPILLS
INTO THE AREA.

WYZ111>114-030015-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150304T0100Z/
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-SIERRA MADRE RANGE-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAGGS...DIXON...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...
RIVERSIDE...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
914 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 FEET IN THE SNOWY AND
  SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAIN RANGES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE. 6 TO 12 INCHES WILL FALL IN THE ADJACENT VALLEYS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH LATE TONIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING
  SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE
  BY LATE TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED
  WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LIKELY. ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY
  BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. ROAD CLOSURES ARE ALSO
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA...USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN
APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS...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.

&&

$$

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