Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
352 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

COZ058-060-072>075-080-082-151800-
/O.NEW.KPUB.WS.A.0013.150417T0000Z-150418T1200Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
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 ABOVE 10000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...
BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...
GREENHORN MTN...PIKES PEAK
352 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...THE WET MOUNTAINS
  ABOVE 11000 FEET...PIKES PEAK...LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FEET AND
  WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
  BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL THURSDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...IN EXCESS OF 8 INCHES.

* IMPACT...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW MAY CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS WITH SLICK...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY.

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
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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