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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

AKZ209-271500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150227T1500Z/
BALDWIN PENINSULA AND SELAWIK VALLEY-
INCLUDING...KOTZEBUE...SELAWIK...NOORVIK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND LOCAL BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY.

* SNOW...WITH A STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS AT
  TIMES.

* WINDS...GUSTING TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON THROUGH TONIGHT. STRONG
  WINDS AND LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL END TONIGHT.
  CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE FRIDAY MORNING AS SNOW DIMINISHES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT.
  LOCALLY WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR SHORT PERIODS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

AKZ211-271500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150227T1500Z/
SOUTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST-
INCLUDING...NOME...WHITE MOUNTAIN...GOLOVIN
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND LOCAL BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY.

* SNOW...WITH A STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 12 INCHES. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR OVER HIGHER TERRAIN.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY 1/4 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WINDS...SOUTH GUSTING TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ALONG WITH POOR VISIBILITY WILL
  CONTINUE TONIGHT. THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL BE INLAND OVER
  HIGHER TERRAIN. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE FRIDAY MORNING AS SNOW
  DIMINISHES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT.
  LOCALLY WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR SHORT PERIODS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

AKZ213-271500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150228T2100Z/
ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND BERING STRAIT COAST-
INCLUDING...GAMBELL...SAVOONGA...BREVIG MISSION...TELLER...
WALES...DIOMEDE
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST SATURDAY.

* SNOW...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION 1 TO 2 FEET.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS.

* WINDS...SOUTH GUSTING TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL END LATE TONIGHT BUT REDEVELOP AGAIN
  FRIDAY NIGHT. SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN TODAY AND CAUSE
  VISIBILITY TO BRIEFLY IMPROVE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT.
  LOCALLY WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR SHORT PERIODS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

AKZ207-271500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150301T0000Z/
CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...POINT HOPE...SHISHMAREF...KIVALINA...ESPENBERG
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST SATURDAY
NORTH OF CAPE ESPENBERG...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND LOCAL BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST SATURDAY.

* LOCATION...NORTH OF CAPE ESPENBERG.

* SNOW...WITH A STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 FT.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS A TIMES.

* WINDS...GUSTING TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. STRONG
  WINDS AND LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL END TONIGHT BUT WILL
  REDEVELOP AGAIN ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT.
  LOCALLY WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR SHORT PERIODS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

AKZ210-271500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150227T1500Z/
NORTHERN AND INTERIOR SEWARD PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...BUCKLAND...DEERING...CANDLE...COUNCIL...HAYCOCK...
PILGRIM SPRINGS...SERPENTINE HOT SPRINGS...TAYLOR
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND LOCAL BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST FRIDAY.

* SNOW...WITH A STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 12 INCHES. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR OVER HIGHER TERRAIN.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS AT
  TIMES.

* WINDS...SOUTH GUSTING TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT. STRONG WINDS AND LOCAL
  BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL END TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
  FRIDAY MORNING AS SNOW DIMINISHES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT.
  LOCALLY WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR SHORT PERIODS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

AKZ208-271500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150301T0000Z/
LOWER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...NOATAK...KIANA...RED DOG MINE
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND LOCAL BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST SATURDAY.

* SNOW...WITH A STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 FT...HEAVIEST
  NORTH OF KIANA.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS AT
  TIMES.

* WINDS...GUSTING TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. STRONG
  WINDS AND LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL END TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT.
  LOCALLY WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR SHORT PERIODS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

AKZ217-271500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150301T0000Z/
UPPER KOBUK AND NOATAK VALLEYS-
INCLUDING...AMBLER...SHUNGNAK...KOBUK
628 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND LOCAL BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST SATURDAY.

* SNOW...WITH A STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 FEET.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS AT
  TIMES.

* WINDS...SOUTH GUSTING TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. STRONG
  WINDS AND LOCAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL END LATE TONIGHT BUT
  COULD REDEVELOP AGAIN ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE DIFFICULT.
  LOCALLY WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR SHORT PERIODS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
700 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

COZ072>075-079-080-087-088-271200-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0020.000000T0000Z-150227T1200Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...
STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...RYE...GREENHORN MTN...
WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD
700 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

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

* LOCATION...THE I-25 CORRIDOR SOUTH OF PUEBLO TO NEW MEXICO...
  THE WET MOUNTAINS AND THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING
  RYE...WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD...LA VETA PASS...RATON PASS AND
  PONCHA PASS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL TRACK ACROSS
  NORTHERN NEW MEXICO BRINGING MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE REGION
  THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 8 INCHES.

* WIND...EAST 10 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW...POOR
  VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR 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
700 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

COZ060-066>068-271200-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0021.150227T2100Z-150303T0000Z/
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...INDEPENDENCE PASS...MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...
NORTH PASS...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS
700 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO
5 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...THE UPPER RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY...THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET AND THE
  EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE ABOVE 11000 FEET...INCLUDING CUMBRES
  PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...NORTH PASS AND
  MONARCH PASS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST...PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 35 GUSTING OVER 50 MPH AT TIMES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO
TRAVEL IN THE WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER
SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
649 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTRY WEATHER TO INTENSIFY THIS EVENING AND INTO EARLY
FRIDAY...

.WINTRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY AND SPREAD INTO MORE OF
NEW MEXICO TONIGHT AND INTO EARLY FRIDAY FROM THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE OVER THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN
ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS. COLD AIR IS ALREADY IN PLACE OVER THE
EASTERN HALF OF NEW MEXICO...AND WILL CONTINUE SEEPING WESTWARD
INTO FRIDAY WHILE ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TRACKS ALONG THE
NEW MEXICO-COLORADO BORDER. ADDITIONAL DISTURBANCES ARE EXPECTED
THIS WEEKEND INTO THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK WITH POTENTIAL FOR
HEFTY SNOW TOTALS IN THE HIGH NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY
CLOSE TO THE COLORADO BORDER.

NMZ512>516-527>529-531-532-271200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150227T1900Z/
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
649 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST FRIDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
MST FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 6 TO 10
  INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY IN THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7500 FEET. LOWER ELEVATION AREAS COULD SEE AN
  ADDITIONAL 2 TO 6 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY TONIGHT AND BECOME HEAVY
  AT TIMES. SNOWFALL WILL THEN WEAKEN BUT SHOULD CONTINUE TO
  ACCUMULATE THROUGH FRIDAY...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES
  IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. SNOW MAY FALL HEAVILY ENOUGH TONIGHT
  FOR ROAD CLOSURES.

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 ALBUQUERQUE NM
649 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTRY WEATHER TO INTENSIFY THIS EVENING AND INTO EARLY
FRIDAY...

.WINTRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY AND SPREAD INTO MORE OF
NEW MEXICO TONIGHT AND INTO EARLY FRIDAY FROM THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE OVER THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN
ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS. COLD AIR IS ALREADY IN PLACE OVER THE
EASTERN HALF OF NEW MEXICO...AND WILL CONTINUE SEEPING WESTWARD
INTO FRIDAY WHILE ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TRACKS ALONG THE
NEW MEXICO-COLORADO BORDER. ADDITIONAL DISTURBANCES ARE EXPECTED
THIS WEEKEND INTO THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK WITH POTENTIAL FOR
HEFTY SNOW TOTALS IN THE HIGH NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY
CLOSE TO THE COLORADO BORDER.

NMZ510-511-271200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150228T0000Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.A.0009.150228T0700Z-150301T2300Z/
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
649 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
FRIDAY. A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THROUGH FRIDAY ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6
  INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BELOW 7500 FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF
  6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE ABOVE. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR
  CONTINUED HEAVY SNOWFALL THIS WEEKEND WITH SEVERAL MORE INCHES
  OF ACCUMULATION AND UPWARDS OF 2 FEET ON THE HIGHEST PEAKS
  NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER BY LATE SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES.
  SNOWFALL WILL THEN DECREASE IN INTENSITY ON FRIDAY...BUT
  ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM SHOULD BRING ADDITIONAL AND HEAVIER
  ACCUMULATIONS INTO THE WEEKEND.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL TURN COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT
  ALL LOCATIONS TONIGHT...REMAINING THAT WAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
  SNOW LEVELS WILL RAISE TO NEAR 7500 TO 8500 FEET DURING THE
  DAYTIME SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DETERIORATING ROAD CONDITIONS AND REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH PERIODS OF
  HEAVY SNOW. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO HOMES
  AND BUILDINGS BY THIS WEEKEND DUE TO HEAVY WET SNOW
  ACCUMULATION ON ROOFTOPS.

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 ALBUQUERQUE NM
649 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTRY WEATHER TO INTENSIFY THIS EVENING AND INTO EARLY
FRIDAY...

.WINTRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY AND SPREAD INTO MORE OF
NEW MEXICO TONIGHT AND INTO EARLY FRIDAY FROM THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE OVER THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN
ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS. COLD AIR IS ALREADY IN PLACE OVER THE
EASTERN HALF OF NEW MEXICO...AND WILL CONTINUE SEEPING WESTWARD
INTO FRIDAY WHILE ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TRACKS ALONG THE
NEW MEXICO-COLORADO BORDER. ADDITIONAL DISTURBANCES ARE EXPECTED
THIS WEEKEND INTO THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK WITH POTENTIAL FOR
HEFTY SNOW TOTALS IN THE HIGH NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY
CLOSE TO THE COLORADO BORDER.

NMZ518-521>523-271200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150228T0000Z/
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
649 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
MST FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE BELOW 7500 FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES
  POSSIBLE ABOVE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES.
  SNOWFALL WILL THEN DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY BY FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...EAST AND SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL REACH 15 TO 25 MPH BELOW
  CANYONS OPENING INTO THE SANTA FE METRO AREA. GUSTS TO 35 MPH
  WILL BE POSSIBLE. ELSEWHERE...EAST AND SOUTHEAST WINDS SHOULD
  GENERALLY VARY FROM 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT
  ALL LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DETERIORATING ROAD CONDITIONS AND REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH PERIODS OF
  HEAVY SNOW.

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 PENDLETON OR
257 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT BRINGING MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION.
HEAVY SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS CENTRAL OREGON.

ORZ506-270700-
/O.UPG.KPDT.WW.Y.0006.150227T0600Z-150228T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KPDT.WS.W.0002.150227T0600Z-150228T1500Z/
OCHOCO-JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...
SENECA
257 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 AM PST SATURDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES

* ELEVATION: HEAVIEST SNOW ABOVE 4500 FEET TONIGHT...THEN ABOVE
  3000 FEET FRIDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE ABOVE 4000 FEET
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THEN FALL BELOW 3000 FEET BY SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* TIMING: LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING.
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON FRIDAY MORNING
  AND LAST UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA

* IMPACTS: SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT. THIS
  INCLUDES ALONG HIGHWAYS 20...26...AND 395.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SIGNIFICANT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED. SNOWFALL INTENSITIES WILL BE HEAVY
ENOUGH TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. FOR
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
212 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...ANOTHER POWERFUL WEEKEND STORM FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM WILL SETTLE OVER CALIFORNIA ON FRIDAY
PRODUCING A MOIST AND UNSETTLED SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER SOUTHWEST
COLORADO INTO MONDAY. THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ARE FAVORED
WITH THIS STORM WITH NEIGHBORING MOUNTAINS EXPECTED TO GET
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AS WELL. THE FIRST PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL
IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL ALSO
BE LULLS IN THE SNOWFALL WITH ONE LULL CURRENTLY TIMED FOR SUNDAY.

COZ018-019-270515-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0006.150227T1300Z-150303T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.W.0004.150227T1900Z-150303T0300Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
212 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
  CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...FRIDAY NOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY
  AT TIMES ESPECIALLY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  EXPECTED FROM SILVERTON SOUTHEAST TO THE NEW MEXICO BORDER.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND INTO MONDAY.

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
212 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...ANOTHER POWERFUL WEEKEND STORM FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM WILL SETTLE OVER CALIFORNIA ON FRIDAY
PRODUCING A MOIST AND UNSETTLED SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER SOUTHWEST
COLORADO INTO MONDAY. THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ARE FAVORED
WITH THIS STORM WITH NEIGHBORING MOUNTAINS EXPECTED TO GET
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AS WELL. THE FIRST PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL
IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL ALSO
BE LULLS IN THE SNOWFALL WITH ONE LULL CURRENTLY TIMED FOR SUNDAY.

COZ009-012-017-UTZ028-270515-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0006.150227T1300Z-150303T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.W.0004.150227T1900Z-150303T0300Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
212 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST
MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 7000 FEET FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...
  MARBLE...RIDGWAY.

* TIMING...FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET ARE POSSIBLE...LESSER AMOUNTS
  ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

* SNOW LEVEL...THE BEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE IMPAIRED THIS WEEKEND THROUGH
  MONDAY.

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
212 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...ANOTHER POWERFUL WEEKEND STORM FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM WILL SETTLE OVER CALIFORNIA ON FRIDAY
PRODUCING A MOIST AND UNSETTLED SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER SOUTHWEST
COLORADO INTO MONDAY. THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ARE FAVORED
WITH THIS STORM WITH NEIGHBORING MOUNTAINS EXPECTED TO GET
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AS WELL. THE FIRST PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL
IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL ALSO
BE LULLS IN THE SNOWFALL WITH ONE LULL CURRENTLY TIMED FOR SUNDAY.

COZ022-023-270515-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0006.150227T1300Z-150303T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.W.0004.150228T0100Z-150303T0300Z/
ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
212 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO.

* TIMING...FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE AFTERNOONS
  BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  FOR THE VALLEYS OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO.

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.

&&

$$

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