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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1107 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ058-060-061-041200-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0021.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...GRANITE
1107 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

* LOCATION...THE SAWATCH AND MOSQUITO RANGES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A SECOND PACIFIC WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL
  CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAINS ALONG THE
  CONTINENTAL DIVIDE THROUGH TONIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL TONIGHT OF 2 TO 6 INCHES
  ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND 1 TO 3 INCHES ACROSS THE HIGH
  MOUNTAIN VALLEYS. THIS WILL BRING STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL TO
  BETWEEN 18 TO 42 INCHES.

* WIND...GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW...POOR 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 DENVER/BOULDER CO
939 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SNOW AND COLD TONIGHT...

.SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS... FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...AND ADJACENT PLAINS DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW MAY STILL BE BRIEFLY HEAVY FROM THE I-70
CORRIDOR SOUTHWARD UNTIL AROUND MIDNIGHT BEFORE DECREASING. IF
TRAVELING...BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
WITH SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

COZ031-041200-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS
939 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES OVERNIGHT...BRINGING
  STORM TOTALS INTO THE 15 TO 30 INCH RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 10
  TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN
  ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY FALLING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS AND DIFFICULT WITH SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES. SOME SECONDARY ROADS
  MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO THE DEPTH OF ACCUMULATED OR
  DRIFTED 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 DENVER/BOULDER CO
939 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SNOW AND COLD TONIGHT...

.SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS... FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...AND ADJACENT PLAINS DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW MAY STILL BE BRIEFLY HEAVY FROM THE I-70
CORRIDOR SOUTHWARD UNTIL AROUND MIDNIGHT BEFORE DECREASING. IF
TRAVELING...BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
WITH SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

COZ033-041200-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMERON PASS...
LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS
939 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANOTHER 1 TO 4 INCHES THROUGH TONIGHT...
  BRINGING STORM TOTALS INTO THE 10 TO 20 INCH RANGE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
  10 TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS
  THAN ONE QUARTER MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY FALLING SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ009-041200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...SKYWAY.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES THROUGH TONIGHT.

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
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ018-041200-
/O.EXT.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
  CITY.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT AND INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH...
  BECOMING WEST AND NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DIFFICULT TONIGHT AND
  POSSIBLY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ003-013-041200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-FLATTOPS-
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...BUFORD...
  TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

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
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ010-041200-
/O.EXT.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT.

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
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ004-041200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH OVER
  EXPOSED HIGHER TERRAIN.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT 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
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ019-041200-
/O.EXT.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER THROUGH THE NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH BECOMING
  WEST AND NORTHWEST LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DIFFICULT TONIGHT.

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
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ012-041200-
/O.EXT.KGJT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT AND INTO WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 1 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT THROUGH TONIGHT.

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
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

COZ017-041200-
/O.EXT.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
856 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 INCH WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH OVER
  HIGHER TERRAIN.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL BE DIFFICULT 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.

&&

$$

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