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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
944 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

...MODERATE TO HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS INTO
MONDAY...

.Abundant moisture in strong northwest flow aloft will continue
to bring snow to the mountains of north central Colorado through
Monday morning. The heaviest snow can be expected this evening
and overnight as a cold front pushes down. Strong winds will
cause blowing and drifting snow along with poor visibilities.
Difficult travel conditions can be expected in the mountains
today and especially this evening and overnight.

COZ031-033-171500-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-200217T1500Z/
Rabbit Ears Pass-
Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range-
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, and Willow Creek Pass
944 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow
  Range and Rabbit Ears Pass.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM MST Monday, with heaviest snowfall rates
  expected this evening and overnight.

* IMPACTS...Travel may be very difficult to impossible. Patchy
  blowing snow can significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
  conditions will impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
937 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

COZ004-013-171500-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-200217T1500Z/
Elkhead and Park Mountains-Flat Tops-
Including the cities of Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Buford,
and Trappers Lake
937 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 5 to 10
  inches with locally higher amounts up to 15 inches or more on
  favored peaks and ridges. Total snow accumulations could
  exceed 2 feet over the Park Range. Winds gusting as high as 50
  mph.

* WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains and Flat Tops.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM MST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas
  of blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility,
  especially over Rabbit Ears Pass. A detailed map of the
  snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
304 PM AKST Sun Feb 16 2020


AKZ216-171500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0006.200217T0900Z-200218T1500Z/
Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Including Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, and Koyukuk
304 PM AKST Sun Feb 16 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 AM AKST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
  are expected.

* WHERE...Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys.

* WHEN...Midnight to 6 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause
  areas of blowing and drifting snow. Look for significant
  reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
304 PM AKST Sun Feb 16 2020


AKZ215-171500-
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0006.200217T0300Z-200218T1500Z/
Lower Yukon Valley-
Including Russian Mission, Grayling, Holy Cross, Shageluk, Anvik,
and Flat
304 PM AKST Sun Feb 16 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 AM AKST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 13 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Lower Yukon Valley.

* WHEN...6 PM today to 6 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The greatest snowfall accumulations will be
  generally from Shageluk north and west. Winds gusting as high as
  40 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. Look for
  significant reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
304 PM AKST Sun Feb 16 2020


AKZ217-171500-
/O.EXB.PAFG.WS.W.0006.200217T2100Z-200219T0900Z/
Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
304 PM AKST Sun Feb 16 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
AKST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches are
  expected.

* WHERE...Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys.

* WHEN...Noon Monday to midnight Tuesday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause
  areas of blowing and drifting snow. Look for significant
  reductions in visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
257 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

MTZ067-068-171300-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-200217T1300Z/
Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-Crazy Mountains-
Including the locations of  Cooke City
257 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

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

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 18 inches.
  Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains and Crazy Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM MST Monday.

* IMPACTS...The cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero could
  cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
  Blowing snow will create poor visibilities as well.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For the latest road conditions, call 5 1 1.

Additional graphics for this hazard can be found at
http://www.weather.gov/billings

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
114 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

...SIGNIFICANT MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY...

WYZ112-114-171200-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-200218T0000Z/
Sierra Madre Range-Snowy Range-
Including the cities of Centennial and Albany
114 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

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

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow. Total snow accumulations
  10 to 15 inches lower elevations, with up to 3 feet over the
  higher mountain peaks. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph.

* WHERE...Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain Ranges.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Mountain travel will become extremely difficult or
  impossible due to icy, snow covered roads and low visibilities
  in falling and blowing snow. Outdoor recreation could be life
  threatening to those not prepared for severe winter
  conditions. Hikers and snowmobilers can easily become
  disoriented and lost. Frostbite and hypothermia can set in
  quickly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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