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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
237 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

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WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
INCLUDING...GRANITE...SALIDA...BUENA VISTA...COALDALE...
COTOPAXI...HILLSIDE...HOWARD...SWISSVALE...TEXAS CREEK...
SILVER CLIFF...WESTCLIFFE...WOODLAND PARK...WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD
237 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...CENTRAL AND EASTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY...CENTRAL AND
  WESTERN FREMONT COUNTY...THE WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS OF PIKES PEAK AND THE RAMPART RANGE BETWEEN 7500 AND
  11000 FEET...HUERFANO...AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
  MOVE ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST BRINGING A PERIOD OF WET...
  HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS...GENERALLY ABOVE 7000
  FEET. THE BEST WINDOW OF HEAVY WET SNOWFALL WILL BE SUNDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 INCHES OR MORE FOR THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS...WITH 8 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.
  SNOWFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY
  SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
6 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OR OVER 8 INCHES IN
THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO THE LATEST
WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY
ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE WATCH AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...BONANZA...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...
WOLF CREEK PASS
237 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO AND EASTERN SAWATCH RANGES ABOVE
  11000 FEET...THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS...AND THE EASTERN SAN
  JUANS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
  MOVE ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST BRINGING A PERIOD OF WET...
  HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE MOUNTAINS...GENERALLY ABOVE 8000 FEET. THE
  BEST WINDOW FOR HEAVY WET SNOWFALL WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 INCHES OR MORE...WITH LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS
  OF UP TO 15 INCHES ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 10000
  FEET.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW...POOR
  VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
6 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OR OVER 8 INCHES IN
THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO THE LATEST
WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY
ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE WATCH AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...
STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...RYE...GREENHORN MTN...
PIKES PEAK
237 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FEET...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
  AND WET MOUNTAIN RANGES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
  MOVE ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST BRINGING A PERIOD OF WET...
  HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS...GENERALLY ABOVE 7000
  FEET. THE BEST WINDOW OF HEAVY WET SNOW WILL BE SUNDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
  SNOWFALL RATES COULD BE INTENSE AT TIMES WITH AROUND 2 INCHES
  PER HOUR POSSIBLE.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW...POOR
  VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS. SOME TREE DAMAGE AND POWER
  OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE INTENSE SNOWFALL
  RATES...ESPECIALLY ON NEWLY LEAFED OUT TREES ACROSS THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
6 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OR OVER 8 INCHES IN
THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO THE LATEST
WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY
ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE WATCH AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

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