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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ071-201400-
/O.EXT.KREV.WW.Y.0013.170220T0600Z-170222T0000Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

The Winter Weather Advisory above 5500 feet is now in effect from
10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* Timing: Periods of light snow today will increase this
  evening, with heavy rain and snow pushing into the region late
  tonight and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: Above 6500 feet...1 to 3 feet. Between
  5500 and 6500 feet...8 to 16 inches. Heaviest snow expected
  west of Highway 395. Below 5500 feet...up to 8 inches with
  less than 4 inches below 5000 feet.

* Winds: South to Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
  mph. Gusts on higher ridges over 90 mph.

* Snow Levels: Between 5000 and 5500 feet through this evening,
  then rising to near 6500 feet Monday morning before falling
  again to between 5000 and 5500 feet Monday night.

* Impacts: Heavy snow will create hazardous conditions, with
  travel being impacted over Fredonyer Summit and Yuba Pass.
  Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the
  backcountry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel tonight through Monday night in higher elevations of
northeast California, where major travel delays are likely. Be
sure to allow extra time to reach your destination. Leave extra
space between vehicles since it takes longer to stop on slick
roadways.

&&

$$

Hoon

http://weather.gov/reno

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
224 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ519-521-201200-
/O.CON.KVEF.WW.Y.0009.170220T0600Z-170221T1800Z/
Eastern Sierra Slopes-White Mountains of Inyo County-
Including the cities of Aspendell, Mt Whitney, Westgard Pass,
and Bristlecone Pine
224 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will develop late this evening or early Monday
  morning and continue through Tuesday morning before turning to
  flurries.

* SNOW LEVEL...7500 feet tonight rising to 8500 feet for most of
  Monday then lowering back down to 7500 feet Monday night and
  Tuesday morning.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches between 7000 and
  9000 feet...12 to 24 inches above 9000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Travel will remain difficult due to slick, slushy or
  snow packed roads. The gusty winds will create areas of
  blowing or drifting snow reducing the visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. Use caution when traveling and be prepared
for slippery roads and limited visibilities..

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
307 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

COZ068-200600-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-170220T0600Z/
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
INCLUDING Cumbres Pass and Wolf Creek Pass
307 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...The Eastern San Juan Mountains above 10000 feet...
  including Wolf Creek and Cumbres Passes.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A storm system will track across the area
  through this evening, bringing periods of snow. Snowfall with
  then gradually taper off to flurries by late evening.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches.

* WIND...southwest to west at 20 to 30 mph.

* IMPACT...travel will be hazardous due to snow, poor
  visibilities and icy or snow covered roads, especially on
  Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will
cause travel difficulties. Postpone or reroute travel if
possible. Otherwise, leave early, travel slowly and don`t follow
too close. Carry winter survival gear such as extra clothes,
blankets, food, water, a flashlight, shovel, phone and portable
charger.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
307 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

COZ058-060-200615-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-170220T0900Z/
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING Climax and Bonanza
307 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM MST
MONDAY...

* LOCATION...The western Mosquito and eastern Sawatch mountains
  above 11000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A storm system will track across the area
  through late tonight bringing period of snow. The heaviest snow
  will occur early this evening.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 9 inches.

* WIND...westerly at 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* IMPACT...travel will be hazardous due to snow, poor
  visibilities and icy or snow covered roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will
cause travel difficulties. Postpone or reroute travel if
possible. Otherwise, leave early, travel slowly and don`t follow
too close. Carry winter survival gear such as extra clothes,
blankets, food, water, a flashlight, shovel, phone and portable
charger.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
201 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

WAZ567>569-200600-
/O.CAN.KSEW.WW.Y.0012.170220T1600Z-170221T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.WW.Y.0013.170219T2201Z-170220T0600Z/
Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-
Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
201 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow...which is in effect until 10 PM PST
this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 11 inches are likely through this
  evening.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...The volcanoes will receive the
  highest amounts. Less will fall in the highway passes.

* TIMING...Most snow will fall this afternoon and evening.

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel will be affected.

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.

&&

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
137 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

COZ009-010-012-013-200700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170220T1400Z/
Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
137 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM MST
MONDAY ABOVE 9500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Taylor Park...Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Snow showers will continue through late tonight. The
  snow may be heavy at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 5 inches.

* WINDS...West 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* IMPACTS...Moderate and occasionally heavy snowfall will make
  travel difficult especially over mountain passes. Expect
  roadways especially bridges and overpasses to become slushy...
  icy and snow packed.

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
137 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

COZ018-019-UTZ028-200100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170220T0100Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
137 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Telluride...Silverton...Rico.

* TIMING...Snow showers will continue through this evening. The
  snow may be heavy at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* IMPACTS...Moderate and occasionally heavy snowfall will make
  travel difficult especially over mountain passes. Visibility
  may be reduced to under a quarter mile at times in snow and
  blowing snow.

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 Albuquerque NM
1057 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...SNOW SHOWERS WILL LESSEN OVER THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS TODAY
BUT CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.An upper level low pressure system in Arizona will cross New
Mexico later today. Snow levels will lower to around 7000 feet
this afternoon. Moderate amounts of snow are expected, mainly over
the higher terrain of the San Juan and Jemez Mountains.

NMZ510-511-200500-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-170220T1200Z/
San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
1057 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
MONDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 7000 feet and 4 to 8
  inches above 7000 feet, with locally higher amounts nearing 10
  inches possible over the peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will continue increasing in coverage and
  intensity this afternoon. Snow will persist into tonight before
  diminishing and ending toward daybreak.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph today, becoming west at 5 to 10
  mph tonight.

* SNOW LEVELS...Around 7000 feet today then lowering to include
  all elevations tonight.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy,
  especially on bridges and overpasses. Beware of sudden drops
  in visibility due to the snow and areas of fog.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
824 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

AZZ512-200000-
/O.CON.KTWC.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170220T0000Z/
CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
824 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* IMPACTS...Moderate to occasionally heavy snow will cause low
  visibility and snow covered roads. Expect hazardous driving
  conditions above 7500 feet. Road restrictions or closures may
  occur.

* TIMING...Periods of snow showers continuing through this
  afternoon gradually ending tonight.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 to 9 inches above 7500 feet, with higher
  amounts on south facing slopes.

* SNOW LEVELS...6000 to 6500 feet this morning rising to 6500 to
  7000 feet this afternoon.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow are likely
which will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery
roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio...commercial television or radio
stations...or your cable television service provider for updates
on this Winter Storm.

&&

$$


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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
611 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...Pacific storm system to bring more snow to the higher
elevations of the Gila Region of Southwestern New Mexico...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN
U.S. Today. MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WITH THE STORM WILL BRING
INCREASING PRECIPITATION COVERAGE TO THE SOUTHWESTERN MOUNTAINS OF
NEW MEXICO TODAY. ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7500 FT COULD SEE SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WHILE ELEVATIONS BETWEEN 6500 FT
AND 7500 FT COULD SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
SUNDAY EVENING AND THE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE REGION
EARLY MONDAY TO END SNOW CHANCES.

NMZ402-200000-
/O.EXT.KEPZ.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170220T0000Z/
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
and Fort Bayard
611 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 7500 FT AND 1
  TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW BETWEEN 6500 FT AND 7500 FT. LOCATIONS
  BELOW 6500 FT MAY SEE A MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN WITH A DUSTING TO
  NEAR 1 INCH SNOW ACCUMULATION.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AS ROADS BECOME
  SNOW COVERED AND ICY. THE VISIBILITY MAY FALL BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE IN SNOW AND FOG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving.
&&

$$

BIRD

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
257 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017


WAZ019-200300-
/O.NEW.KPQR.WW.Y.0015.170219T1057Z-170220T0300Z/
South Washington Cascades-
Including the cities of Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center,
Mount St. Helens, and Wind River Valley
257 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect until 7 PM PST this
evening.

* TIMING...Through early this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches.

* SNOW LEVEL...2500 to 3000 feet.

* IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and travel will be
  difficult.

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.

&&

$$

For additional weather information visit our web site at
www.weather.gov/portland

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