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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
424 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ059-230600-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0015.000000T0000Z-141223T0600Z/
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE
424 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

* LOCATION...LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FEET...INCLUDING LEADVILLE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY...BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...9 TO 15 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
424 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ058-060-230600-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0015.000000T0000Z-141223T0600Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE
424 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES
  ABOVE 11000 FEET...INCLUDING FREMONT...TENNESSEE AND MONARCH
  PASSES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY...WIND DRIVEN SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  NORTH OF COTTONWOOD PASS.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE AT
  TIMES...DUE TO HEAVY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...POOR
  VISIBILITIES...AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
424 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ084-230700-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0016.141223T1100Z-141223T1800Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
INCLUDING...BLACK FOREST...AIR FORCE ACADEMY
424 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 11 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW
  ACROSS THE PALMER DIVIDE AND NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH GUSTING TO AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW
  COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY
SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ014-230700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE IN THE VICINITY OF CERRO
  SUMMIT INTO THE EVENING HOURS WHILE BECOMING MORE SCATTERED
  ELSEWHERE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 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 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
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ018-230700-
/O.CON.KGJT.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT
ABOVE 8000 FEET...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...AND
  GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW
  AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1/4 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.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ010-012-230700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. 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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

COZ004-013-230700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 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 IN 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 DENVER/BOULDER CO
430 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM FOR THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS WILL BEGIN
TO WIND DOWN THIS EVENING...

.SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING.
UNTIL THEN...SOME OF THE SHOWERS WILL STILL PRODUCE VERY HEAVY
SNOWFALL. COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW...VISIBILITIES
WILL BE REDUCED TO JUST A HUNDRED FEET AT TIMES. AS THE SNOW
INTENSITY DECREASES LATE THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS...CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE. HOWEVER...STRONG WINDS
WILL STILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER THE HIGHER PASSES.

TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY IS SLOW AND TREACHEROUS.
TRAVEL IS STILL DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH EXTRA CLOTHES...FOOD...BLANKETS...AND A
SHOVEL.

COZ032-230700-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING
430 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...OFF AND ON SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...15 TO 25 MPH WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE
  COMMON WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN OPEN AREAS. LOCAL GROUND
  BLIZZARDS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING. ROADS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED WITH
  AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS AND SLOW DRIVING
CONDITIONS...AND ALLOW FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES OR
EXTREMELY SLOW TRAVEL. TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT INCLUDING
WARM CLOTHING AND BLANKETS...EXTRA FOOD AND WATER...A FULL GAS
TANK...AND A SHOVEL IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
430 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM FOR THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS WILL BEGIN
TO WIND DOWN THIS EVENING...

.SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING.
UNTIL THEN...SOME OF THE SHOWERS WILL STILL PRODUCE VERY HEAVY
SNOWFALL. COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW...VISIBILITIES
WILL BE REDUCED TO JUST A HUNDRED FEET AT TIMES. AS THE SNOW
INTENSITY DECREASES LATE THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS...CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE. HOWEVER...STRONG WINDS
WILL STILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER THE HIGHER PASSES.

TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY IS SLOW AND TREACHEROUS.
TRAVEL IS STILL DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...TAKE ALONG A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH EXTRA CLOTHES...FOOD...BLANKETS...AND A
SHOVEL.

COZ031-033-034-230700-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
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
430 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE LATE THIS EVENING. ONLY
  LIGHT SNOW WILL FALL OVERNIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...14 TO 26 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...AREAS OF 20 TO 40 MPH WINDS WILL OCCUR...
  MAINLY ABOVE TIMBERLINE WITH SOME GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH IN
  THE HIGHEST EXPOSED AREAS. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP WELL BELOW A
  MILE IN THE WORST CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY WILL BE SLOW AND
  DIFFICULT THROUGH THIS EVENING. TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS AND SLOW DRIVING
CONDITIONS...AND ALLOW FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES OR
EXTREMELY SLOW TRAVEL. TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT INCLUDING
WARM CLOTHING AND BLANKETS...EXTRA FOOD AND WATER...A FULL GAS
TANK...AND A SHOVEL IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
343 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...POTENT WINTER STORM SYSTEM TO BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO MUCH
OF NORTHERN AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTH AND NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO THIS
EVENING BEFORE EXPANDING SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST
ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR WITHIN THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND
ALONG THE RATON RIDGE. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST AND EXIT THE EASTERN PLAINS ON TUESDAY MORNING. THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES MOVING INTO THE
AREA WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

NMZ513>515-527-530-230500-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
UNION COUNTY-
343 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
MST TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS AND THE RATON RIDGE...AND 3 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS WESTERN
  UNION COUNTY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF EARLY TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES ARE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND CREATE
  DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. SLICK AND ICY ROADS ARE LIKELY
  ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 64 BETWEEN DES MOINES AND CLAYTON...AS WELL
  AS BETWEEN EAGLE NEST AND CIMARRON.

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.

&&

$$

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