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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 DENVER/BOULDER CO
403 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 DEVELOPED OVER THE HIGHER NORTHERN MOUNTAINS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD BY THIS EVENING. PERIODS
OF SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS EVENING...AND THEN 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.

COZ031-033-034-230715-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0011.141123T0000Z-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
403 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND BECOME WIDESPREAD
  OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS BY THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY 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
352 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

COZ058-060-230700-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0014.141123T0100Z-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
352 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 PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW
  AND BLOWING SNOW TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF THE CONTINENTAL
  DIVIDE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* 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 ELKO NV
248 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014


NVZ034-230600-
/O.EXT.KLKN.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-141123T0600Z/
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SECRET PASS...
LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS
248 PM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE WITH ZERO VISIBILITY
  AND WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS EXPECTED AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* IMPACTS: SNOW PACKED ROADWAYS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. FOR THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

$$

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

UTZ007>009-230645-
/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
339 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 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 BEFORE ENDING 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 UINTAS THIS WEEKEND 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
WINDS ARE 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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
327 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT...

.AT 325 PM THIS AFTERNOON THE COLD FRONT WAS OVER NORTHWEST UTAH.
SHOWERS HAD BEGUN. UP TO TWO INCHES HAD FALLEN IN THE PARK RANGE.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE NORTHERN VALLEYS THIS AFTERNOON WILL TURN TO
SNOW THIS EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NORTH THIS EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY SHOWERS
ARE POSSIBLE NEAR THE THUNDERSTORMS.

COZ004-005-009-010-012-013-230630-
/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
327 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW BEGINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. 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 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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