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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
342 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...A COLD STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS MONDAY AND
TUESDAY...


COZ004-010-012-013-041845-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0011.161205T1800Z-161207T1200Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
342 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT ABOVE 4500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 4500 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE MONDAY MORNING THEN
  CONTINUING INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH 8 TO 12 INCHES AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...3500 TO 4500 FEET

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

* IMPACTS...LOW VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE
  TRAVEL DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
307 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH FOR THE ARLINGTON AREA ON INTERSTATE 80 MONDAY
8 AM THROUGH 9PM...

...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES MONDAY
MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE ARLINGTON AREA MONDAY WITH
WIDESPREAD GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH LIKELY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN OUT BY ARLINGTON MONDAY EARLY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW MAY CREATE VERY DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FROM MID
MORNING MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

WYZ112-114-050000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.WS.A.0015.161205T1500Z-161207T0000Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY
307 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* TIMING...MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 12 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  ON NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH,
  TURNING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH MONDAY EVENING
  INTO TUESDAY. STRONG WINDS AND SNOW COULD CREATE NEAR WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS. BRUTALLY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL MAKE DANGEROUS WIND
  CHILL TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE EVENT.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRAVEL. ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO
  DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW. OUTDOOR RECREATIONIST COULD BECOME
  LOST AND DIORIENTED IN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. VERY COLD AND
  DANGEROUS WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES COULD LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA TO
  THOSE CAUGHT OUT IN THESE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
842 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016



MTZ005-007-050345-
/O.CON.KMSO.WS.A.0004.161204T1800Z-161205T1800Z/
842 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS CONTINUED THE WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY MORNING BUT THE
  MOST INTENSE SNOW IS EXPECTED DURING THE EVENING. THE
  COMBINATION OF ACCUMULATING SNOW, WIND, AND QUICKLY DROPPING
  TEMPERATURES HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. INTERSTATE
  90 FROM FRENCHTOWN TO BEARMOUTH COULD BECOME QUITE HAZARDOUS
  DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITY SUNDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 2 TO 6
  INCHES.

* WINDS: GUSTY WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 0F 20 TO 30 MILES PER HOUR
  WITH THE COLD FRONT SUNDAY EVENING.

$$

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