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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
518 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SNOW TO RETURN TO THE HIGH COUNTRY...

.A WET PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM AND EASTERLY UPSLOPE WINDS WILL BRING
A PERIOD OF WET HEAVY SNOW TO THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE FRONT
RANGE MOUNTAINS...MAINLY TODAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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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-
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
518 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON MDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
NOON MDT MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS
  MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AND
  DECREASE MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 16 INCHES POSSIBLE...WITH THE HEAVIEST
  AMOUNTS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE ALONG THE FRONT RANGE
  MOUNTAINS. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH. VISIBILITY MAY DROP BELOW A
  QUARTER MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS DUE TO
  HEAVY SNOW...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY. 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. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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