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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
300 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...SPRING STORM TO CONTINUE TO IMPACT NORTHERN COLORADO THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE VERY SLOWLY FROM THE FOUR
CORNERS AREA INTO EASTERN COLORADO FRIDAY. MEANWHILE VERY MOIST
AIR WILL MOVE INTO EASTERN COLORADO AND BE LIFTED BY THE STORM AND
BY UPSLOPE WINDS. HEAVY WET SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. DEPENDING ON
THE EXACT TRACK AND SPEED OF THE STORM SYSTEM HEAVY SNOW COULD
LINGER INTO FRIDAY NIGHT AS WELL. STORM TOTALS FROM 1 TO 3 FEET
ARE EXPECTED IN THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.

ALONG THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR THERE WILL BE A MIX OF RAIN
AND SNOW WITH MOSTLY RAIN ACROSS THE PLAINS. CURRENT EXPECTATIONS
ARE THAT AREAS ALONG THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR WILL SEE FROM
2 TO 4 INCHES OF WET SNOW WITH LOTS OF MELTING ON ROADWAYS...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR THE FOOTHILLS. UP TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW
IS POSSIBLE OVER THE PALMER DIVIDE AND IN SOUTH PARK. THE GREATEST
THREAT OF THAT WOULD BE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.

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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-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...
NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...
EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
300 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AGAIN TONIGHT
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH
  LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 FEET.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE
  AT TIMES DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED AT
  TIMES DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOWFALL. HEAVY SNOWFALL ON POWER LINES
  MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

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. CONSIDER
DELAYING UNNECESSARY TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

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CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...LAKE GEORGE...
SOUTH PARK...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR
300 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT FRIDAY.

* TIMING...THE SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
  VISIBILITIES WILL DROP BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DUE TO SNOW
  AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED IN THE HEAVIER
  SNOW TONIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY FRIDAY...WITH
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  REDUCED AT TIMES DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.
  HEAVY SNOWFALL ON POWER LINES MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. THE HEAVY
  WET SNOW WILL LIKELY SNAP TREE BRANCHES AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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