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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
306 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT....

.A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT PARTS OF COLORADO BRINGING SNOW AND
WIND TO MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO. COLD
TEMPERATURES...INCREASED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL AID IN THE
DEVELOPMENT OF SNOW. HIGH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO REDUCE
VISIBILITIES OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. TRAVELERS WILL NEED TO
USE CAUTION AND CONSIDER ALTERING TRAVEL PLANS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY.

COZ031-033-034-211100-
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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
306 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
  IN INTENSITY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY EVENING
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 24 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
  HEAVIER AMOUNTS ON NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...MOUNTAIN TOP WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THIS WILL
  CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES OVER THE
  MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAINS PASSES MAY FALL TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL INTO THE COLORADO HIGH
  COUNTRY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  SLOW TRAVEL...SNOW PACKED ROADS...AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SPOTS. CHAIN LAWS WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR SEMI-TRAILERS
  AND BUSES TO TRAVEL OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. HIGH MOUNTAIN
  PASSES COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOW AND
  STRONG WINDS.

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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ002-210600-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0020.141221T1900Z-141223T0100Z/
/O.EXA.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T1300Z-141223T0700Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
  MORNING. EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AREAS OF THE ZONE WILL ALSO SEE
  THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS OF SNOWFALL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY CO 40. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

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
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ005-210600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T1300Z-141223T0100Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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

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
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ004-013-210600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T0700Z-141223T0700Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS TONIGHT AND WILL INTENSIFY THROUGH
  SUNDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  OVER WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING RABBIT EARS PASS. THE COMBINATION
  OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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
204 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT THE
SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT AND THE INTERSTATE
80 CORRIDOR FROM LARAMIE TO RAWLINS SUNDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY...

.VERY MOIST PACIFIC AIR COMBINED WITH STRONG WEST WINDS WILL SET
THE STAGE FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAVY UPSLOPE SNOW FOR THE
SIERRA MADRE AND SNOWY RANGES. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL TONIGHT
WITH SNOWFALL RATES INCREASING SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. SNOWFALL
TOTALS OF ONE TO TWO FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS ON WEST AND
NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES ARE LIKELY DURING THIS PERIOD. THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE TREACHEROUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS THROUGH AND AROUND THE MOUNTAINS.

WYZ112-114-211200-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WS.W.0016.141221T0700Z-141223T1200Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
204 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
5 AM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND BECOME HEAVY SUNDAY
  THROUGH MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO TWO FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  LIKELY ON WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SUSTAINED WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO
  40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO A
  QUARTER MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ALONG HIGHWAY 230 BETWEEN WOODS LANDING AND
  THE STATELINE...AND BETWEEN ENCAMPMENT AND THE STATELINE MAY
  BE IMPACTED BY THE WINTRY CONDITIONS. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
  PLANNING TO VENTURE OUT INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL WANT TO
  EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS 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.

&&

$$


High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
213 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT THE WIND PRONE AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING LATE TONIGHT AND LOWER ELEVATION SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND INTENSIFY OVER THE HIGH PLAINS
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...STRENGTHENING THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING. AS A RESULT...WINDS WILL INCREASE FOR
THE WIND PRONE AREAS SUCH AS ARLINGTON...BORDEAUX AND THE
INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND LASTING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. VERY STRONG WINDS COULD REACH VALLEY
LOCATIONS BY MID MORNING SUNDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

WYZ106-110-211200-
/O.CON.KCYS.HW.W.0038.141221T0700Z-141222T0700Z/
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BORDEAUX...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN
213 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MST SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BECOME STRONG LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. THERE MAY BE A BLOW OVER
  RISK FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG
  INTERSTATE 25 NORTH OF CHEYENNE AND ALONG INTERSTATE 80
  BETWEEN LARAMIE AND RAWLINS DUE TO THE STRONG WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. FOR DETAILED ROAD
AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN WYOMING AND NEBRASKA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
213 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT THE WIND PRONE AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING LATE TONIGHT AND LOWER ELEVATION SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND INTENSIFY OVER THE HIGH PLAINS
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...STRENGTHENING THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING. AS A RESULT...WINDS WILL INCREASE FOR
THE WIND PRONE AREAS SUCH AS ARLINGTON...BORDEAUX AND THE
INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND LASTING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. VERY STRONG WINDS COULD REACH VALLEY
LOCATIONS BY MID MORNING SUNDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

WYZ116-117-211200-
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SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER
213 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BECOME STRONG SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. THERE MAY BE A BLOW OVER
  RISK FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG
  INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND CHEYENNE DUE TO THE STRONG
  WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. FOR DETAILED ROAD
AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN WYOMING AND NEBRASKA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
137 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...PERIODS OF HIGH WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL INCREASE WEST WINDS OVER THE
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS BEGINNING AROUND 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN THE NORTH LATE
SUNDAY MORNING. HIGH WINDS WILL THEN DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTH
IN SOUTHERN LINCOLN...SWEETWATER AND SOUTHERN FREMONT COUNTIES.

WYZ019-211000-
/O.UPG.KRIW.HW.A.0027.141221T1800Z-141222T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.W.0029.141221T1200Z-141222T0600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
137 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY. THE
HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...HIGH WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG HIGHWAY 287
  FROM BEAVER RIM TO MUDDY GAP...INCLUDING JEFFREY CITY EARLY IN
  THE MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WIND...30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR
  HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES.  STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL
  CAUSE A BLOW OVER THREAT ALONG HIGHWAY 287.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
137 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...PERIODS OF HIGH WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL INCREASE WEST WINDS OVER THE
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND CODY FOOTHILLS BEGINNING AROUND 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING. THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE IN THE NORTH LATE
SUNDAY MORNING. HIGH WINDS WILL THEN DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTH
IN SOUTHERN LINCOLN...SWEETWATER AND SOUTHERN FREMONT COUNTIES.

WYZ028>030-211000-
/O.UPG.KRIW.HW.A.0027.141221T1800Z-141222T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.W.0029.141221T1200Z-141222T0900Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
137 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 2 AM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 2 AM MST MONDAY.
THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...HIGH WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS SWEETWATER
  COUNTY INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80 SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.

* WIND...30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WIND WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR
  HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES TRAVELING ACROSS THE
  INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR ON SUNDAY.  AREAS OF STRONG CROSS WINDS
  WILL CAUSE A BLOW OVER RISK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
306 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT....

.A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT PARTS OF COLORADO BRINGING SNOW AND
WIND TO MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO. COLD
TEMPERATURES...INCREASED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL AID IN THE
DEVELOPMENT OF SNOW. HIGH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO REDUCE
VISIBILITIES OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. TRAVELERS WILL NEED TO
USE CAUTION AND CONSIDER ALTERING TRAVEL PLANS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY.

COZ030-211100-
/O.UPG.KBOU.WS.A.0013.141221T1900Z-141223T0700Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.WW.Y.0041.141221T1900Z-141223T0700Z/
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN
306 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
  IN INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING INTO MONDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY EVENING
  INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
  MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND ICE PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND MAY
  REDUCE VISIBILITY IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$


Avalanche Watch


COZ004-010-012-013-031-220800-

AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE PARK RANGE...FLAT TOP MOUNTAINS...ELK
MOUNTAINS...WEST ELK MOUNTAINS... AND RUBY RANGE...

THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
WATCH FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF THE STEAMBOAT...ASPEN...AND GUNNISON
AREAS. A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE AREA STARTING SATURDAY
NIGHT. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY AS SNOW ACCUMULATES AND
DRIFTS. BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE CONDITIONS COULD BECOME VERY DANGEROUS
ON SUNDAY. TRAVEL IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

FOR ADDITIONAL AVALANCHE INFORMATION VISIT THE COLORADO AVALANCHE
INFORMATION CENTER`S WEB PAGE AT COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE

LOGAN

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
204 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT THE
SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT AND THE INTERSTATE
80 CORRIDOR FROM LARAMIE TO RAWLINS SUNDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY...

.VERY MOIST PACIFIC AIR COMBINED WITH STRONG WEST WINDS WILL SET
THE STAGE FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAVY UPSLOPE SNOW FOR THE
SIERRA MADRE AND SNOWY RANGES. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL TONIGHT
WITH SNOWFALL RATES INCREASING SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. SNOWFALL
TOTALS OF ONE TO TWO FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS ON WEST AND
NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES ARE LIKELY DURING THIS PERIOD. THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE TREACHEROUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS THROUGH AND AROUND THE MOUNTAINS.

WYZ109-111-113-115-211200-
/O.NEW.KCYS.WS.A.0016.141221T1500Z-141222T1800Z/
CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-LARAMIE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA...BAGGS...
DIXON...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE...LARAMIE
204 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...VERY STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY MID MORNING
  SUNDAY AND REMAIN STRONG THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...RAIN IS INITIALLY EXPECTED EARLY
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON...CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY LATE AFTERNOON. SNOW
  COULD BECOME HEAVY SUNDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY MORNING. 4 TO 6
  INCHES OF SNOW AROUND THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES INTO THE
  LARAMIE VALLEY ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...COMBINATION OF VERY STRONG WINDS AND
  ACCUMULATING SNOW COULD LEAD TO AREAS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES ALONG WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. TRAVEL COULD
  BECOME HAZARDOUS BY MID SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND
  RAWLINS...ALONG WITH ADJACENT STATE HIGHWAYS IN CARBON AND
  ALBANY COUNTIES MAY BE IMPACTED BY THESE WINTRY CONDITIONS.
  THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS THROUGH SOUTHEAST WYOMING WILL WANT TO
  USE EXTREME CAUTION SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES THAT MAY IMPACT
TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
213 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT THE WIND PRONE AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING LATE TONIGHT AND LOWER ELEVATION SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND INTENSIFY OVER THE HIGH PLAINS
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...STRENGTHENING THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING. AS A RESULT...WINDS WILL INCREASE FOR
THE WIND PRONE AREAS SUCH AS ARLINGTON...BORDEAUX AND THE
INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND LASTING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. VERY STRONG WINDS COULD REACH VALLEY
LOCATIONS BY MID MORNING SUNDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

WYZ104-105-211200-
/O.CON.KCYS.HW.A.0028.141221T1500Z-141222T0600Z/
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUDDY GAP...MEDICINE BOW
213 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...MID MORNING THROUGH LATE EVENING SUNDAY

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. THERE MAY BE A BLOW OVER
  RISK FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG
  INTERSTATE 80 FROM LARAMIE TO RAWLINS DUE TO THESE STRONG
  WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
456 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-211300-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
456 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNINGS FOR MUCH OF WESTERN WYOMING TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

...HIGH WIND WARNING FOR THE CODY FOOTHILLS TONIGHT THROUGH 11 AM
SUNDAY...

...HIGH WIND WARNINGS FOR SOUTHERN WYOMING FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM
SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW AND WIND WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE WEST TONIGHT WHERE WINTER
STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN POSTED. PLEASE SEE WINTER STORM WARNINGS
FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

STRONG WIND IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE CODY FOOTHILLS THIS
EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. PLEASE SEE HIGH WIND WARNING FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AND WIND EXPECTED IN
WESTERN WYOMING. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WESTERN MOUNTAINS WITH THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND VALLEYS POTENTIALLY
RECEIVING 5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.  SNOW WILL
TAPER OFF MONDAY MORNING.

VERY STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN WYOMING AND INTO THE
GREEN MOUNTAINS/RATTLESNAKE RANGE SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING. PLEASE
SEE HIGH WIND WARNINGS FOR THESE AREAS FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

STRONG WINDS MAY ALSO BLOW SUNDAY NIGHT FROM DUBOIS TO RIVERTON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL
DEVELOP TO OUR WEST SPREADING SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST. THE POTENTIAL
FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS STILL A POSSIBILITY ACROSS CENTRAL
AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING ON CHRISTMAS DAY. COMPUTER MODELS HAVE
DIVERGED MORE TONIGHT SO STAY TUNED OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS ON
THIS POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTING STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO STRONG WINDS IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS
TONIGHT AND SNOWFALL IN THE WEST. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
313 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-211400-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
313 PM MST (413 PM CST) SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY. COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM...ALONG WITH
SOME RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE
OVER PORTIONS OF THE PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. UPSLOPE SNOWFALL
WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS SUNDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. SEVERAL INCHES OR MORE OF SNOWFALL IS
LIKELY OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS...
ESPECIALLY FROM THE FOUR CORNERS AREA TO CHEYENNE CROSSING AND TERRY
PEAK.

STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ON MONDAY AS
A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT DEVELOPS OVER THE REGION. THE STRONGEST
WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA
PLAINS...WHERE WINDS WILL GUST TO OVER 50 MPH DURING THE DAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
308 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

WYZ101>119-212215-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
SHIRLEY BASIN-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
308 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE SNOWY AND SIERRA
MADRE RANGES...BECOMING HEAVIER TONIGHT. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL INCREASE TONIGHT FOR THE ARLINGTON AND BORDEAUX AREAS WITH
GUSTS TO 60 MPH BY SUNDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WIND PRONE AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING SUNDAY AND MONDAY. GUSTS TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED FOR ARLINGTON...
BORDEAUX...AND INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT. HIGH WIND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT.

A PROLONGED SNOW EVENT IS FORECAST FOR THE SIERRA MADRE AND SNOWY
RANGES SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO TWO
FEET ARE EXPECTED...LOCALLY HIGHER ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES. THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WILL RESULT
IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS. A WINTER STORM WARNING
IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES. WINTER STORM
WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF CARBON AND ALBANY COUNTIES FROM
SUNDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH MONDAY LATE MORNING FOR A COMBINATION
OF SNOW AND STRONG WINDS.

A PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION CHRISTMAS DAY
AND FRIDAY. WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE...HOWEVER ACCUMULATIONS
ARE UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
403 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-212215-
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-
403 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014 /303 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE RAPIDLY THROUGH THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
PLAINS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF RAIN
OR FREEZING RAIN FOR WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA SUNDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY...THEN ENDING AS SNOW MONDAY NIGHT AS
COLDER AIR MOVES SOUTH. NORTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE MONDAY AND
AGAIN ON TUESDAY.

A STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE ROCKIES TOWARD THE MIDDLE
OF NEXT WEEK AND MAY IMPACT THE CENTRAL PLAINS THURSDAY AND INTO
FRIDAY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA CHRISTMAS DAY AND INTO FRIDAY....HOWEVER THE
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)

$$

JACOBS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1103 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ030>051-210615-
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-
1103 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...POWERFUL WINDS AND HEAVY SNOWFALL ON THE WAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS
OF NORTHERN COLORADO SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTERNOON AND INCREASE TONIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 4 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY MORNING...WITH
LIGHTER AMOUNTS IN NORTH AND MIDDLE PARKS. ON THE PLAINS...IT
WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH TEMPERATURES SIMILAR TO FRIDAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO PICK UP IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN
COLORADO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND BECOME QUITE HEAVY SUNDAY NIGHT.
AREAS UP AROUND THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL...THE HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES
AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 9000 FEET COULD SEE SNOWFALL
RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES...TOGETHER WITH
SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH AND GUSTS TO AROUND 70
MPH. THE HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS CREATING TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR
HIGH COUNTRY TRAVELERS PARTICULARLY SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
MORNING. AREAS ABOVE TIMBERLINE AND WEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 9000
FEET COULD SEE 12 TO 24 INCHES OF SNOW PILE UP BY MONDAY EVENING.
EAST FACING SLOPES AND HIGH VALLEY LOCATIONS ARE LIKELY TO SEE
LIGHTER SNOW TOTALS.

MEANWHILE THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW ON THE HIGH PLAINS
SUNDAY NIGHT AND A BETTER CHANCE FOR SNOW ON MONDAY AND MONDAY
EVENING FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
ON THE PLAINS SHOULD BE LIGHT AND ONLY SCATTERED IN COVERAGE.

THERE IS ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR SNOW CHRISTMAS DAY THROUGH
FRIDAY WITH ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM POSSIBLY MOVING DOWN FROM THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST. THERE IS MUCH UNCERTAINTY IN THE MODELS AS TO
WHEN...WHERE AND HOW MUCH SNOW WILL FALL. THEREFORE...STAY TUNE
FOR LATER UPDATES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
MEIER/BAKER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
523 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-211300-
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-
523 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
TODAY...WITH SNOW SHOWERS INCREASING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS NEAR
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS WINTER STORM
WARNINGS...WATCH AND ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT BEGINNING TODAY AND
CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GJT FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN COLORADO WITH SNOW SPREADING INTO THE HIGHER
VALLEYS ON WESTERN COLORADO BY SUNDAY EVENING. THE SNOW ENDS LATE
MONDAY 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.

$$

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