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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
818 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

COZ004-013-101130-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0012.161210T1700Z-161212T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.W.0017.161210T1700Z-161212T0100Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
818 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 6 PM MST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10
AM SATURDAY TO 6 PM MST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE WILL INCREASE BY LATE
  MORNING ON SATURDAY...WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
  CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 15 INCHES, WITH AS MUCH AS 24 INCHES IN
  LOCALLY FAVORED AREAS AND THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...APPROXIMATELY 6500 FEET, BUT ACCUMULATION MAY BE
  LIMITED UP TO 7500 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE HIGHEST
  ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER
  RABBIT EARS PASS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
818 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

COZ009-010-012-101130-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0012.161210T2000Z-161211T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.W.0017.161210T1900Z-161212T0100Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
818 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 6 PM MST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON SATURDAY TO 6 PM MST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
  CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE WILL INCREASE BY NOON ON
  SATURDAY...WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUING
  THROUGH SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 12 INCHES WITH AS MUCH AS 20 INCHES IN
  LOCALLY FAVORED AREAS AND THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 7500 FEET, BUT ACCUMULATIONS MAY BE LIMITED
  UP TO 8000 FEET THROUGH SUNSET SUNDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER
  VAIL, TENNESSEE, AND MCCLURE PASSES. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  REDUCE VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MAC

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
206 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...AFTER A DECREASE IN THE SNOWFALL TONIGHT...SNOW WILL INCREASE
IN INTENSITY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE
SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES...

WYZ112-114-101000-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WS.W.0016.000000T0000Z-161212T0000Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY
206 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SNOW
  INCREASES IN INTENSITY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUES THROUGH
  SUNDAY. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO THREE INCHES THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING. 12 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON WEST
  FACING SLOPES SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES IN BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE
  DANGEROUS WINTER CONDITIONS FOR THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS DUE TO
  POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY SNOW PACKED ROADS.

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.

&&

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
857 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW POSSIBLE FOR THE NORTHERN
COLORADO MOUNTAINS SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.A VERY MOIST WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL COMBINE WITH AN UPPER
LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE TO PRODUCE SNOWFALL POSSIBLY HEAVY AT
TIMES IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN COLORADO SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. STRONG WEST WINDS MAY ALSO PRODUCE
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY ON THE
MOUNTAIN PASSES AND UP AROUND THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL. PEOPLE
PLANNING TRAVEL INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY MAY WANT TO LEAVE BEFORE
THIS STORM ARRIVES AS ROAD CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO DETERIORATE
QUICKLY ONCE THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW DEVELOPS.


COZ031-033-034-101200-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.A.0012.161210T2100Z-161211T1800Z/
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
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 EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE
RANGES, GORE PASS, RABBIT EARS PASS, 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,
AND WINTER PARK
857 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE OVER THE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY
  AT TIMES SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 24 INCHES POSSIBLE MOUNTAIN AREAS...
  WITH THE GREATER AMOUNTS IN THE PARK AND GORE RANGES AROUND
  RABBIT EARS PASS. FOUR TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ALSO POSSIBLE ON
  THE MOUNTAIN VALLEY FLOORS.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH NEAR AND ABOVE
  TIMBERLINE...WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH OR MORE ON THE HIGH PASSES.
  VISIBILITY MAY LOWER TO A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET AT TIMES ON THE
  PASSES...AND AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES ON LOWER SLOPES
  AND VALLEY FLOORS.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS AND
  SLOW TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS STARTING SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE WORST TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY
  NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$
BAKER

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
646 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

COZ058-060-101200-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0013.161210T2100Z-161212T0000Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...BONANZA
646 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...EASTERN SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES ABOVE
  11000 FEET...INCLUDING FREMONT AND MONARCH PASSES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL PRODUCE
  HEAVY BLOWING SNOW FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MIDDAY
  SUNDAY...DECREASING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 18 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND...WEST 20 TO 30 OCCASIONALLY GUSTING TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY BLOWING SNOW...POOR
  VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
824 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-110330-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
824 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A FEW LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SNOW WILL RETURN TO THE REGION ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
FOR PROLONGED PERIODS THROUGH THE LATTER PART OF NEXT WEEK WITH
THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS FAVORED. ACCUMULATIONS OF 2
FEET OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS PROLONGED PERIOD OF WINTRY
WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
214 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-101300-
YUMA COUNTY-KIT CARSON COUNTY-CHEYENNE COUNTY-CHEYENNE-RAWLINS-
DECATUR-NORTON-SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-
GREELEY-WICHITA-DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
214 PM MST FRI DEC 9 2016 /314 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

PATCHY FREEZING FOG WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING ALONG AND EAST
OF THE COLORADO BORDER. IN ADDITION TO CAUSING VISIBILITY TO DROP
BELOW A MILE IN SOME PLACES...THE FOG WILL ALSO CAUSE SLICK SPOTS
TO DEVELOP ON AREA ROADWAYS AND WALKWAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

ON SATURDAY...PATCHY FREEZING FOG WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MID
MORNING HOURS.

ANOTHER ARCTIC AIR MASS MAY ARRIVE BY NEXT TUESDAY. WHILE
CONFIDENCE IS STILL LOW AT THIS RANGE...WIND CHILL VALUES 15 BELOW
ZERO OR LOWER ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING
AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1111 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

COZ058>089-093>099-101815-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA  VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY  ABOVE 8500FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500FT/PIKE`S PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FEET-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
1111 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, HOWEVER ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL
REMAIN UNDER AN INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE REGION,
ESPECIALLY THE MOUNTAINS OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES, THROUGH
NEXT WEEK. ONE BATCH OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL BE FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY SUNDAY, WITH SOME SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES. ANOTHER
BATCH OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL STRIKE THE SAME LOCATIONS ON TUESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

10/06

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1103 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

COZ030>051-101815-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
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-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1103 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON WITH
ONLY UP TO 3 MORE INCHES OF ACCUMULATION. TRAVEL WILL BE
HAZARDOUS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY BECAUSE OF
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. THE AIRMASS OVER THE FORECAST AREA
WILL MODERATE TODAY WITH TEMPERATURES WARMING TO NEAR SEASONAL
NORMALS.

LINGERING SNOW IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE
THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND PERIODS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CONTINUE
IN THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A
WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVING OVER THE STATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY WILL BRING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL OF THE WEEKEND TO THE
MOUNTAINS WITH CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS. ON THE PLAINS...TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE OVER THE
WEEKEND WITH MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE SATURDAY AS THE WEATHER DISTURBANCE
MOVES OUT ONTO THE PLAINS.

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE STATE TUESDAY WILL BRING
COLD TEMPERATURES BACK TO THE REGION FOR THE MIDDLE HALF OF THE
WEEK. THERE WILL ALSO BE A CHANCE OF SNOW ACROSS THE PLAINS ON
LATE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL ANOTHER ROUND OF
ACCUMULATING SNOW.

PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL INTO THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY SHOULD
REMAIN ALERT TO THE LATEST FORECASTS THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...REPORTS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE
APPRECIATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1022 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

WYZ101>119-101730-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
SHIRLEY BASIN-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
1022 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
WYOMING...SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

OCCASIONAL LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL OVER THE
SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRES RANGES THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF
TONIGHT. A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE SATURDAY MORNING FOR THE I-80
CORRIDOR BETWEEN LARAMIE AND RAWLINS WITH GUSTS UP TO 65. A HIGH
WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH NOON
SATURDAY.

SNOW WILL INCREASE AGAIN OVER THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED...ALTHOUGH SNOWFALL REPORTS
WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


NEZ004>006-008-009-022>026-094-100745-
Garden-Eastern Cherry-Western Cherry-Thomas-Hooker-Grant-Keya
Paha-Sheridan-Brown-Rock-Blaine-
1151 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

.NOW...

At 1149 PM CST/1049 PM MST/, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge
of an area of snow along a line extending from 8 miles south of
Batesland to 7 miles southwest of Seneca, moving east at 35 mph.

An inch of snow is expected tonight. Visibility will fall to around
three quarters of a mile at times with snow falling at the rate of
up to 1/2 inch per hour.

This snow was part of a weak upper level disturbance which will move
east through northern Nebraska tonight and Saturday morning
producing 1 to 2 inches of accumulation. Locally higher amounts near
3 inches may develop.

Locations impacted include...
Valentine, Ainsworth, Gordon, Rushville, Bassett, Hay Springs,
Mullen, Springview, Thedford, Long Pine, Ellsworth, Hyannis, Cody,
Merriman, Kilgore, Johnstown, Seneca, Nenzel, Purdum and Valentine
National Wildlife Refuge.

This includes the following highways...
 Highway 183 between mile markers 151 and 223.
 Highway 20 between mile markers 74 and 262.
 Highway 250 between mile markers 1 and 48.
 Highway 2 between mile markers 96 and 220.
 Highway 61 between mile markers 152 and 230.
 Highway 97 between mile markers 56 and 141.
 Highway 12 between mile markers 1 and 57.

$$

CDC

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
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