Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
818 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW IN THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS...

.A WET SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN ROCKIES TONIGHT...SPREADING RAIN AND SNOW NORTH INTO
COLORADO. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE IN THE WET AND SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHERN COLORADO. FURTHER NORTH THERE WILL
STILL BE ENOUGH MOISTURE TO PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW ACROSS
PARK COUNTY...AND STEADY SNOW THAT IS NOT AS HEAVY IN AREAS NORTH
OF INTERSTATE 70. STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 8 TO 18 INCHES IS
EXPECTED...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS OVER AREAS JUST EAST OF THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE IN GILPIN...CLEAR CREEK...AND PARK COUNTIES.

THE SNOW LEVEL WILL LOWER A LITTLE OVERNIGHT...FROM AROUND 8000
FEET TO BETWEEN 6 AND 7 THOUSAND FEET. HOWEVER HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS
AND TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIMITED TO AREAS AROUND 8000
FEET. ROAD WARM TEMPERATURES WILL KEEP HIGHWAYS WET EXCEPT DURING
THE PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL.

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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-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
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...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...
LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
818 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
 ESPECIALLY IN PARK COUNTY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 18 INCHES...WITH THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ON THE EAST SLOPES OF GILPIN...CLEAR
  CREEK...AND PARK COUNTIES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITY WILL DROP
  BELOW A QUARTER MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS IN THE AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW
  DUE TO SLUSHY ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES. THE WET HEAVY SNOW
  MAY WEIGH DOWN TREES AND BREAK BRANCHES.

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 TRAVEL UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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GIMMESTAD



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