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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1150 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

COZ033-034-270300-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0009.150426T1800Z-150427T1800Z/
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
1150 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  TONIGHT...THEN DECREASE MONDAY MORNING WITH LIGHT SNOW
  REMAINING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE
  EXPECTED BETWEEN NOW AND MID THIS EVENING.

* 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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