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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
417 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SPRING STORM STILL APPROACHING COLORADO TODAY...

.A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL BE MOVING INTO SOUTHEAST COLORADO
BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON. THE SLOW MOVEMENT AND WEAKER EVOLUTION OF
THIS STORM HAS DELAYED ANY SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS DURING THE NIGHT.  EXPECT SNOWFALL TO INCREASE LATER
THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL
DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.

COZ041-291830-
/O.CON.KBOU.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-160430T0600Z/
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...
LARKSPUR
417 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  EVENING...THEN DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANYWHERE FROM 3 TO 7 INCHES BY LATER THIS
  EVENING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. VISIBILITIES
  COULD DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...WET HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATING ON BRANCHES AND POWER
  LINES COULD LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. ROADS MAY
  BECOME SLUSHY AND POSSIBLY SNOW COVERED DURING THE DAY AND THIS
  EVENING.  DUE TO THE HIGHER SUN ANGLE THIS TIME OF YEAR ROADS
  AND HIGHWAYS MAY NOT SEE MUCH IF ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION DURING
  THE DAYLIGHT HOURS ON FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS OVERNIGHT AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1034 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

COZ066-068-083-086>088-300045-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-160430T0600Z/
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
PUEBLO VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FEET-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
INCLUDING...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS...
CANON CITY...PENROSE...PUEBLO...WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD
1034 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...PUEBLO...HUERFANO...WESTERN LAS ANIMAS AND EASTERN
  FREMONT COUNTIES...THE LA GARITA MOUNTAIN AND EASTERN SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAIN RANGES ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF SNOW TO THE AREA INTO THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW AMOUNTS POSSIBLE OVER AND NEAR THE
  MOUNTAINS...WITH 2 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ELSEWHERE.

* IMPACT...WET SNOW WILL CAUSE PERIODS OF HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. POWER OUTAGES AND TREE DAMAGE WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
557 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

COZ004-009-010-012-013-017>019-UTZ023-028-292100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-160430T0300Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
557 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...TAYLOR PARK...TRAPPERS
  LAKE... TELLURIDE...SILVERTON...RICO.

* TIMING...A DOWNTURN IN PRECIPITATION COVERAGE AND RATE IS STILL
  EXPECTED THIS EVENING MORNING. SNOW WILL AGAIN BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 9000 FEET. IN ADDITION...ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...BUT WITH LARGE VARIATION.
  EXPECT HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE TREE LINE.

* SNOW LEVEL...DOWN TO 8000 FEET AT TIMES...WITH HIGHER
  ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TONIGHT 15 TO 25 MPH OVERNIGHT SWITCHING TO
  NORTHWEST BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS NEAR
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLUSHY...OR ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING
  HOURS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
235 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...STORM SYSTEM TO AFFECT THE CENTRAL ROCKIES AND PLAINS TODAY AND
SATURDAY...

.ANOTHER PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS
THE CENTRAL ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS TODAY AND SATURDAY. SNOW
WILL DEVELOP ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE TODAY AND TONIGHT. WHILE SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
REGION...MOST OF THE SNOW WILL FALL ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH MINIMAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS INTO THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS SUCH AS THROUGH MUCH OF THE LOWER NORTH PLATTE RIVER
VALLEY.

WYZ112-292200-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-160430T0000Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-
235 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST BETWEEN 10 TO 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST. VISIBILITIES
  BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES
  AND AREAS OF SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
235 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...STORM SYSTEM TO AFFECT THE CENTRAL ROCKIES AND PLAINS TODAY AND
SATURDAY...

.ANOTHER PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS
THE CENTRAL ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS TODAY AND SATURDAY. SNOW
WILL DEVELOP ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE TODAY AND TONIGHT. WHILE SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
REGION...MOST OF THE SNOW WILL FALL ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH MINIMAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS INTO THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS SUCH AS THROUGH MUCH OF THE LOWER NORTH PLATTE RIVER
VALLEY.

WYZ110-115-292200-
/O.CON.KCYS.WW.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-160430T1200Z/
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-LARAMIE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...BOSLER...
LARAMIE
235 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING THIS MORNING WITH PERIODS OF SNOW
  THROUGH TONIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH TONIGHT...BECOMING
  EAST ON FRIDAY. VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. ROADWAYS WILL BECOME
  SLICK AND SNOW COVERED...ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
329 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...A LATE SPRING STORM IS TAKING AIM ON WESTERN NEBRASKA...

A STORM SYSTEM ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN U.S. WILL MOVE INTO THE
CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY AND PRODUCE SNOW TONIGHT AND SATURDAY ACROSS
WESTERN NEBRASKA.

NEZ004-022>024-035-036-056-094-292230-
/O.NEW.KLBF.WW.Y.0005.160430T0000Z-160501T0000Z/
SHERIDAN-GARDEN-GRANT-HOOKER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-DEUEL-
WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...OSHKOSH...
LEWELLEN...HYANNIS...MULLEN...ARTHUR...TRYON...RINGGOLD...
CHAPPELL...BIG SPRINGS...CODY...ELI...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
329 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016 /229 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ SATURDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL BEGIN TODAY AND CHANGE TO SNOW THIS EVENING.
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND DECREASE SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES IN MANY AREAS. LOCALLY HIGHER
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE TO BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* WIND...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH TONIGHT BECOMING NORTH AT 20 TO 25
  MPH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO 1/4 MILE IN PERIODS OF HEAVY
  SNOW WITH HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS OF SLUSH ON ROADWAYS. TRAVEL
  COULD BECOME VERY DIFFICULT TONIGHT. HEAVY WET SNOW MAY
  ACCUMULATE ON POWER LINES AND CAUSE SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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