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

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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND CONTINUES THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR EARLY MONDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...DROPPING TO UNDER 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING HIGHWAY 141. 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.

&&

$$

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

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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING DOUGLAS PASS. 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.

&&

$$

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

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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...SILVERTON...
RICO...HESPERUS
257 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.

&&

$$

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

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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED IN
  AND AROUND THE TOWN OF GUNNISON. HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO THE
  WEST... INCLUDING CERRO SUMMIT...CAN EXPECT ACCUMULATIONS NEAR
  OR JUST OVER A FOOT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
237 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOWS TO CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY...

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LIKELY TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL
ALONG THE INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR BETWEEN RAWLINS AND LARAMIE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.VERY MOIST PACIFIC AIR COMBINED WITH STRONG WEST WINDS HAVE SET
THE STAGE FOR HEAVY SNOW FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAIN
RANGES. STRONG UPSLOPE FLOW AND AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL
ALLOW SNOWFALL RATES TO INCREASE TODAY. ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3
FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING IN THE MOUNTAINS. SNOW
AMOUNTS WILL BE MUCH LOWER IN THE ADJACENT FOOTHILLS. HOWEVER...
STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO PRODUCE
VERY LOW VISIBILITIES. THIS WILL BE ESPECIALLY TRUE IN AND AROUND
ARLINGTON...ALONG INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND CHEYENNE.
TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-LARAMIE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE...
LARAMIE
237 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 AM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING OR EARLY
  AFTERNOON ALONG WITH GUSTY WEST WINDS. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
  PERSIST THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WEST WINDS AND
  FALLING SNOW COULD RESULT IN AREAS OF VERY LOW VISIBILITIES
  UNDER ONE QUARTER OF A MILE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WITHIN THE LARAMIE AND UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER
  VALLEYS MAY BE IMPACTED BY THESE WINTRY CONDITIONS. THIS
  INCLUDES THE CITIES OF LARAMIE AND SARATOGA. THOSE WITH TRAVEL
  PLANS THROUGH SOUTHEAST WYOMING WILL WANT TO USE EXTREME CAUTION
  TODAY AND MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS AND WHEN APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

$$

HAMMER

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

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM ON THE WAY FOR THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS...

.WIDESPREAD SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY AS A POWERFUL AND MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM PLOWS INTO THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES. THE WORST STORM CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TO
REACH THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE I-70
CORRIDOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES BY SUNDAY EVENING.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY SHOULD SERIOUSLY CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.
ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN
833 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AND HEAVIER BY MID DAY
  SUNDAY. THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING THROUGH SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 25 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
  MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES DUE TO FALLING AND/OR BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING 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.

&&

$$

BARJENBRUCH

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
640 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ059-061-211115-
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LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE...GRANITE
640 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
11 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE LOWER SLOPES OF LAKE AND WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTIES
  FROM 11000 DOWN TO 9000 FEET...INCLUDING LEADVILLE AND GRANITE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING PERIODS
  OF HEAVY...WIND DRIVEN SNOW TO THE REGION SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 12 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH PRODUCING AREAS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

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