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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
449 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...MORE SNOW HEADED TO COLORADO...

.A Spring storm system will bring cold temperatures and snow to
much of the area tonight through Saturday. Significant snow
accumulations are expected across the Front Range Foothills and
and Palmer Divide. Accumulating snow can be expected across most
of the plains as well, with a few inches expected from the Denver
Metro area southeast along the I-70 corridor through Limon.  The
wintry conditions may impact travel. Wet snow accumulating on
trees that have already leafed out may also result in broken tree
limbs and scattered power outages. Stay tuned to the National
Weather Service or your local news media for the latest updates on
this winter-like storm.

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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-
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-
449 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 PM this
evening to 6 PM MDT Saturday.

* TIMING...Rain showers will develop across the plains and I-25
  Corridor this afternoon, and then mix with and change to snow
  late this afternoon into early evening. The snow may be briefly
  heavy early this evening, but then taper to light snow and
  continue through much of Saturday before ending.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 6 inches. Locally heavier amounts
  possible right next to the foothills.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Visibility may
  be reduced to a half mile or less in the heavier snow showers
  this evening.

* IMPACTS...Wet snow may accumulate on already leafed out trees,
  resulting in broken tree limbs and scattered power outages. Some
  roads will become snow and slush covered this evening with the
  heavier snow showers. Hazardous travel conditions may linger
  into Saturday morning with temperatures dropping below freezing
  tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow may cause
travel difficulties, and other impacts such as broken tree limbs.
Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use
caution while driving. If possible, safely knock accumulated snow
off vulnerable trees.

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