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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1042 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

UTZ007>009-231400-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY
1042 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS OF
  NORTHERN UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION RANGING FROM 1
  TO 2 FEET...WITH GREATER AMOUNTS IN THE UPPER COTTONWOODS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL REDEVELOP BY MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE...HEAVY AT
  TIMES...OVER THESE MOUNTAIN AREAS INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL
  TURN MORE SHOWERY AND MAY TAPER OFF FOR A TIME SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. SNOW WILL END
  LATE MONDAY.

* WINDS...PERIODS OF STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS...GUSTING IN
  EXCESS OF 60 MPH ALONG EXPOSED RIDGELINES...ARE POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AND AGAIN ON MONDAY. THESE WINDS
  WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF NEW SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
  WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS
  WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ON ALL ROUTES THROUGH THESE MOUNTAINS
  INCLUDING I-80 AND US-89. THOSE CONTEMPLATING TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR
  ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE PREPARED AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WIND IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN RESTRICTIONS IN
VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. KEEP A WINTER STORM SURVIVAL KIT
IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

FOR WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS FROM THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION...VISIT
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX OR DIAL
511.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
914 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

WAZ567>569-231300-
/O.UPG.KSEW.WS.A.0010.141123T1200Z-141124T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.WS.W.0013.141123T1000Z-141124T0600Z/
CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
914 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 PM PST SUNDAY
FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON CASCADES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 PM PST
SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HAZARD TYPE...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY. A MIX BETWEEN
  RAIN AT SNOW BELOW 3500 FEET WILL PROBABLY LIMIT SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS AT LOWER PASSES LIKE SNOQUALMIE PASS.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...MOUNT BAKER...STEVENS
  PASS...PARADISE...AND WHITE PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1 FOOT BY SUNDAY EVENING ABOVE 3500
  FEET. ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET AFFECTING MAINLY SKI AREAS
  COULD SEE LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. UP TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW COULD
  FALL AT SNOQUALMIE PASS WHEN COLDER AIR ARRIVES SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE DURING THE PRE-DAWN HOURS SUNDAY
  MORNING...THEN EASE SUNDAY EVENING. HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES WILL
  FALL ABOVE ABOUT 3500 FEET...WITH THE SNOW LEVEL LOWERING TO
  3000 FEET BY LATER SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.


* IMPACTS...EXPECT HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND POSSIBLE
  DELAYS WHILE TRAVELING THROUGH MOUNTAIN PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING ACROSS THE CASCADES BE PREPARED FOR DELAYS ON THE
MOUNTAIN PASSES. FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1
OR 1-800-695- 7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE
MERCER

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
950 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW...GUSTY WINDS...AND HAZARDOUS WINTER
TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS...

.SNOW HAS BEEN INTERMITTENT THIS EVENING AND THIS TREND WILL
CONTINUE OVER NIGHT. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BECOME HEAVIER AGAIN
TOWARDS MIDNIGHT THEN DECREASING AGAIN EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
ANOTHER BOUT OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL FALL AGAIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY AS A COUPE OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES MOVE ACROSS THE
STATE.

IN ADDITION...STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED OVER
THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE ENTIRE PERIOD...PRODUCING CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
DEVELOP WITH THE ONSET OF SNOW.

COZ031-033-034-231300-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
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
950 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE...HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT...BEFORE
  DECREASING SUNDAY MORNING. THE SNOW WILL INCREASE AGAIN SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...BEFORE
  FINALLY DECREASING BY MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO TWO FEET.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE. VISIBILITIES WILL
  DROP TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER
  FALLING AND/OR BLOWING SNOW. BRIEF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS AND SLOW WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
  DEVELOP ACROSS THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY LATE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING...AND THEN REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH MONDAY. THIS
  INCLUDES I-70 FROM NEAR GEORGETOWN THROUGH SUMMIT COUNTY AND
  VAIL PASS...AS WELL AS HIGHWAY 40 OVER BERTHOUD PASS AND
  RABBIT EARS PASS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
936 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

COZ058-060-231300-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0014.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
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
936 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO
  RANGE...AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH A PACIFIC JET STREAM
  AND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TONIGHT
  THROUGH THE DAY SUNDAY. PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL
  WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 20
  INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON WEST FACING SLOPES.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
  GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES TONIGHT...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE SAWATCH RANGE.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS OVER TENNESSEE...FREMONT AND
  MONARCH PASSES 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
857 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

COZ004-005-009-010-012-013-231200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141125T0100Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...
CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
857 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON WITH BREAKS IN SNOWFALL...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY...BEFORE
  MORE SNOW FALLS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH FRONTAL
  PASSAGE TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR
  VISIBILITY IN SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. INCLEMENT WINTER
  WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT MCCLURE...VAIL...AND RABBIT
  EARS PASSES... AS WELL AS HIGHWAY 65 OVER THE GRAND MESA AND
  HIGHWAY 50 OVER MONARCH PASS.

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 RIVERTON WY
811 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...ANOTHER SHOT OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW FOR FAR WEST WYOMING
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.SNOW HAS TAPERED OFF ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING BEHIND A COLD FRONT.
ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW INTO MAINLY
FAR WEST WYOMING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

WYZ023-024-231300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141123T1300Z/
STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE
811 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...AFTER A BREAK IN SNOWFALL THIS
  EVENING...ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL MOVE INTO
  THE AREA BETWEEN 1 AM AND 3 AM. THIS NEXT ROUND OF SNOWFALL WILL
  TAPER OFF AROUND 6 AM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE
  MOUNTAINS AND 1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE STAR VALLEY...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS BETWEEN ALPINE AND BEDFORD.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH AT RIDGE
  TOP LEVEL AND OPEN AREAS CAUSING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND
  VISIBILITY OF ONE-HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS... SNOW...BRISK WIND AND BLOWING SNOW MAY LEAD TO VERY
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL TONIGHT...AS WELL AS INCREASE THE AVALANCHE
  DANGER... PLEASE VISIT WWW.JHAVALANCHE.ORG BEFORE VENTURING OUT
  INTO THE BACK COUNTRY THIS WEEKEND. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND
  STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE WIND CHILLS TO DROP TO DANGEROUS
  LEVELS.

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.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
811 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...ANOTHER SHOT OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW FOR FAR WEST WYOMING
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.SNOW HAS TAPERED OFF ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING BEHIND A COLD FRONT.
ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW INTO MAINLY
FAR WEST WYOMING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

WYZ012-013-231300-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141123T1300Z/
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JACKSON
811 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...AFTER A BREAK IN SNOWFALL THIS EVENING...ANOTHER
  ROUND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA BETWEEN
  1 AM AND 3 AM. THIS NEXT ROUND OF SNOWFALL WILL TAPER OFF AROUND
  6 AM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE
  MOUNTAINS AND 1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE JACKSON VALLEY.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH AT RIDGE
  TOP LEVEL AND OPEN AREAS ACROSS GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
  CAUSING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND VISIBILITY OF ONE-HALF MILE OR
  LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...BRISK WIND AND BLOWING SNOW MAY LEAD TO VERY
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL TONIGHT ACROSS TETON AND TOGWOTEE PASS AND
  ALONG HIGHWAY 191 BETWEEN MOOSE AND MORAN JUNCTION. SNOW AND
  WIND WILL ALSO LIKELY INCREASE THE AVALANCHE DANGER... PLEASE
  VISIT WWW.JHAVALANCHE.ORG BEFORE VENTURING OUT INTO THE BACK
  COUNTRY THIS WEEKEND. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND STRONG WINDS WILL
  ALSO CAUSE WIND CHILLS TO DROP TO DANGEROUS LEVELS.

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.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
146 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE
MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...

.A POTENT PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL ROCKIES
TODAY AND SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE
AND ENERGY TO THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...WITH HEAVY
SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS DEVELOPING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE
HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR ALONG THE WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING
SLOPES. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW...WHICH WILL SEVERELY REDUCE VISIBILITIES.

WYZ112-114-231200-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0014.141122T2100Z-141125T0000Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
146 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT.
  PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY OF NEXT WEEK.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 TO 24
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS INCLUDING CENTENNIAL.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45
  MPH AT TIMES WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS
  IN BLOWING SNOW...MAINLY ACROSS WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES
  AND RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS COULD BECOME VERY
  HAZARDOUS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS PLANNING ACTIVITIES IN THE MOUNTAINS
  SHOULD PREPARE FOR HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS...AND VERY COLD
  TEMPERATURES.

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.

&&

$$

TT

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