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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
410 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ058-060-211915-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0015.141221T1800Z-141223T0600Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE
410 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 PM MST MONDAY...

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

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY...WIND DRIVEN SNOW TO THE REGION TODAY THROUGH
  MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NORTH
  OF COTTONWOOD PASS.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 50 MPH PRODUCING
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE AT
  TIMES...DUE TO HEAVY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...POOR
  VISIBILITIES...AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...LISTEN TO THE
LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR
BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA DURING
THE TIME OF THE WARNING...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU
BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL
HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10
MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF
SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
410 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ059-211915-
/O.UPG.KPUB.WW.Y.0036.141221T1800Z-141223T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KPUB.WS.W.0015.141221T1800Z-141223T0600Z/
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE
410 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* LOCATION...LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FEET...INCLUDING LEADVILLE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW TODAY AND INTO MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...9 TO 15 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL
IN THE WARNING AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WARNING...LISTEN TO THE
LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR
BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA DURING
THE TIME OF THE WARNING...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU
BECOME STRANDED IN A RURAL AREA...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL
HELP ARRIVES. TO KEEP WARM IN YOUR VEHICLE...RUN YOUR ENGINE 10
MINUTES EACH HOUR...AND MAKE SURE THE EXHAUST PIPE IS CLEAR OF
SNOW TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ002-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T1300Z-141223T0700Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
  MORNING AND WILL BE FOCUSED EAST OF HIGHWAY 13.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY HIGHWAYS 13 AND 40. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE 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
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ004-013-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS OVER WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING RABBIT EARS PASS. THE COMBINATION
  OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS 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
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ005-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T1300Z-141223T0100Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL FALL THROUGH MONDAY. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE 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
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ007-008-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T1900Z-141223T0100Z/
DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE 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
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ010-012-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141221T1300Z-141223T0700Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS 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
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ018-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141222T0100Z-141223T0700Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP 50 MPH AT THE
  HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS AND
  HIGHWAY 550. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG
  WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE 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 CHEYENNE WY
237 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOWS TO CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY...

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LIKELY TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL
ALONG THE INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR BETWEEN RAWLINS AND LARAMIE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.VERY MOIST PACIFIC AIR COMBINED WITH STRONG WEST WINDS HAVE SET
THE STAGE FOR HEAVY SNOW FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAIN
RANGES. STRONG UPSLOPE FLOW AND AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL
ALLOW SNOWFALL RATES TO INCREASE TODAY. ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3
FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING IN THE MOUNTAINS. SNOW
AMOUNTS WILL BE MUCH LOWER IN THE ADJACENT FOOTHILLS. HOWEVER...
STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO PRODUCE
VERY LOW VISIBILITIES. THIS WILL BE ESPECIALLY TRUE IN AND AROUND
ARLINGTON...ALONG INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND CHEYENNE.
TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WYZ112-114-211745-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-SNOWY RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTENNIAL...ALBANY...WOODS LANDING
237 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THROUGH
  THE DAY TODAY...AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 FEET. HIGHEST AMOUNTS ON WEST
  AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SUSTAINED WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO
  40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH. NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY
  IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ALONG HIGHWAY 230 BETWEEN WOODS LANDING AND THE
  STATE LINE...AND BETWEEN ENCAMPMENT AND THE STATE LINE MAY BE
  IMPACTED BY THE WINTRY CONDITIONS. OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS PLANNING
  TO VENTURE OUT INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL WANT TO EXERCISE
  EXTREME CAUTION TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
833 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM ON THE WAY FOR THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS...

.WIDESPREAD SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY AS A POWERFUL AND MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM PLOWS INTO THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES. THE WORST STORM CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TO
REACH THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE I-70
CORRIDOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES BY SUNDAY EVENING.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY SHOULD SERIOUSLY CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.
ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

COZ031-033-034-211300-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0013.141221T1900Z-141223T0700Z/
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...WINTER PARK
833 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL OCCUR TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING. THEN...SNOW WILL QUICKLY INCREASE IN INTENSITY
  BY NOON SUNDAY AND BECOME HEAVY SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY DECREASE IN INTENSITY
  MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 24 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
  HEAVIER AMOUNTS ON NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...MOUNTAIN TOP WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THIS WILL CAUSE
  SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES OVER THE
  MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER PASSES MAY FALL TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH SNOW PACKED ROADS AND
  POOR VISIBILITIES WILL DEVELOP BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. ROAD
  CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE. CHAIN LAWS WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR
  SEMI-TRAILERS AND BUSES TO TRAVEL OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES.
  AVOID TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH MONDAY IF POSSIBLE.

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 OR IMPOSSIBLE.
ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
833 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM ON THE WAY FOR THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS...

.WIDESPREAD SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY AS A POWERFUL AND MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM PLOWS INTO THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES. THE WORST STORM CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TO
REACH THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE I-70
CORRIDOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES BY SUNDAY EVENING.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY SHOULD SERIOUSLY CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.
ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

COZ032-211300-
/O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0013.141221T1900Z-141223T0700Z/
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING
833 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AND HEAVIER BY MID DAY
  SUNDAY. THE SNOW WILL THEN BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 14 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
  MPH. VISIBILITY WILL DROP TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS DURING
  PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL AND/OR BLOWING SNOW. BRIEF WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED.

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.

&&

$$


High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
253 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...STRONG WINDS LIKELY TODAY AND TONIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND INTENSIFY OVER THE HIGH PLAINS
TODAY...STRENGTHENING THE PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS SOUTHEAST
WYOMING. AS A RESULT...WINDS WILL INCREASE FOR THE WIND PRONE
AREAS SUCH AS ARLINGTON...BORDEAUX AND THE INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT
BEGINNING THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH MID EVENING. THE
STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD INTO SOME OF THE VALLEY
LOCATIONS BY LATE MORNING.

WYZ116-117-212300-
/O.CON.KCYS.HW.W.0038.141221T1600Z-141222T0700Z/
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER
253 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BECOME STRONG BY MID MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST-TO-SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRANSPORTATION. THERE MAY BE A BLOW OVER
  RISK FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG
  INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND CHEYENNE DUE TO THE STRONG
  WINDS. IN ADDITION...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS COULD COMBINE WITH HIGH
  WINDS TO PRODUCE LOCALLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES UNDER ONE QUARTER
  OF A MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. FOR DETAILED ROAD
AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN WYOMING AND NEBRASKA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

HAMMER


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
410 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ061-211915-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0036.141221T1800Z-141223T0600Z/
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...GRANITE
410 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 11 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000
  FEET...INCLUDING GRANITE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY...WIND DRIVEN SNOW TO THE REGION TODAY THROUGH
  MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 12 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH PRODUCING AREAS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
410 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ064-066-211915-
/O.EXB.KPUB.WW.Y.0036.141221T2000Z-141223T0000Z/
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...SARGENTS...NORTH PASS
410 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 PM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY.

* LOCATION...SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW
  10000 FEET...AND THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET...INCLUDING
  NORTH PASS AND SARGENTS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW TO THE REGION TODAY THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 11 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ014-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141221T1900Z-141223T0700Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL MONDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED IN
  AND AROUND THE TOWN OF GUNNISON. HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO THE
  WEST... INCLUDING CERRO SUMMIT...CAN EXPECT ACCUMULATIONS NEAR
  OR JUST OVER A FOOT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND
  FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
237 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOWS TO CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY...

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LIKELY TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL
ALONG THE INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR BETWEEN RAWLINS AND LARAMIE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.VERY MOIST PACIFIC AIR COMBINED WITH STRONG WEST WINDS HAVE SET
THE STAGE FOR HEAVY SNOW FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAIN
RANGES. STRONG UPSLOPE FLOW AND AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL
ALLOW SNOWFALL RATES TO INCREASE TODAY. ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3
FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING IN THE MOUNTAINS. SNOW
AMOUNTS WILL BE MUCH LOWER IN THE ADJACENT FOOTHILLS. HOWEVER...
STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO PRODUCE
VERY LOW VISIBILITIES. THIS WILL BE ESPECIALLY TRUE IN AND AROUND
ARLINGTON...ALONG INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LARAMIE AND CHEYENNE.
TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WYZ113-115-211745-
/O.UPG.KCYS.WS.A.0016.141221T1500Z-141222T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.WW.Y.0030.141221T1900Z-141222T1500Z/
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-LARAMIE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE...
LARAMIE
237 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 AM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING OR EARLY
  AFTERNOON ALONG WITH GUSTY WEST WINDS. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
  PERSIST THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WEST WINDS AND
  FALLING SNOW COULD RESULT IN AREAS OF VERY LOW VISIBILITIES
  UNDER ONE QUARTER OF A MILE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WITHIN THE LARAMIE AND UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER
  VALLEYS MAY BE IMPACTED BY THESE WINTRY CONDITIONS. THIS
  INCLUDES THE CITIES OF LARAMIE AND SARATOGA. THOSE WITH TRAVEL
  PLANS THROUGH SOUTHEAST WYOMING WILL WANT TO USE EXTREME CAUTION
  TODAY AND MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS AND WHEN APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

$$

HAMMER

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
833 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM ON THE WAY FOR THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS...

.WIDESPREAD SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY AS A POWERFUL AND MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM PLOWS INTO THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES. THE WORST STORM CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TO
REACH THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE I-70
CORRIDOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES BY SUNDAY EVENING.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL IN THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY SHOULD SERIOUSLY CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.
ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

COZ030-211300-
/O.CON.KBOU.WW.Y.0041.141221T1900Z-141223T0700Z/
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN
833 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AND HEAVIER BY MID DAY
  SUNDAY. THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING THROUGH SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 25 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
  MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES DUE TO FALLING AND/OR BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

BARJENBRUCH


Avalanche Watch


COZ004-010-012-013-031-220800-

AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1257 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE PARK RANGE...FLAT TOP MOUNTAINS...ELK
MOUNTAINS...WEST ELK MOUNTAINS... AND RUBY RANGE...

THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE
WATCH FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF THE STEAMBOAT...ASPEN...AND GUNNISON
AREAS. A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE AREA STARTING SATURDAY
NIGHT. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY AS SNOW ACCUMULATES AND
DRIFTS. BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE CONDITIONS COULD BECOME VERY DANGEROUS
ON SUNDAY. TRAVEL IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

FOR ADDITIONAL AVALANCHE INFORMATION VISIT THE COLORADO AVALANCHE
INFORMATION CENTER`S WEB PAGE AT COLORADO.GOV/AVALANCHE

LOGAN

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
423 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-221030-
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
423 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL LIFT BY MID-MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC

$$

FINCH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
410 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-221015-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
410 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /310 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE RAPIDLY INTO THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS
LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. AFTER RAIN CHANCES THIS EVENING...THERE IS A
POSSIBILITY OF FREEZING RAIN FOR AREAS WEST OF HIGHWAY 83 LATE
TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

THE STORM SYSTEM WILL BE SLOW TO MOVE OUT OF THE REGION MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY. AS A RESULT...ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE. DUE TO THE
STRENGTH OF THE SYSTEM...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST
ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WHERE SNOW IS
MOST LIKELY TO ACCUMULATE ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE BEGINNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON...CONTINUING
INTO MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.


ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE ROCKIES WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY AND MAY IMPACT THE CENTRAL PLAINS THURSDAY INTO
THURSDAY NIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA CHRISTMAS DAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT....HOWEVER
THE SYSTEM WILL BE FAST MOVING AND THE EXACT TRACK OF THE SYSTEM
IS STILL IN QUESTION. THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NEBRASKA DURING
THE HOLIDAY WEEK SHOULD KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

KAR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
958 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

WYZ101>119-212215-
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-
958 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT OVER THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE
RANGES. WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT FOR THE
ARLINGTON AND BORDEAUX AREAS WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH BY SUNDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WIND PRONE AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING SUNDAY AND MONDAY. GUSTS TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED FOR ARLINGTON...
BORDEAUX...AND INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT. HIGH WIND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT.

A PROLONGED SNOW EVENT IS FORECAST FOR THE SIERRA MADRE AND SNOWY
RANGES SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO TWO
FEET ARE EXPECTED...LOCALLY HIGHER ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES. THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WILL RESULT
IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS. A WINTER STORM WARNING
IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES. WINTER STORM
WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF CARBON AND ALBANY COUNTIES FROM
SUNDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH MONDAY LATE MORNING FOR A COMBINATION
OF SNOW AND STRONG WINDS.

A PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION CHRISTMAS DAY
AND FRIDAY. WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE...HOWEVER ACCUMULATIONS
ARE UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
609 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-220115-
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 9000 FT-
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 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES 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 AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
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-
609 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW SHOWERS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE SAWATCH AND MOSQUITO RANGES OF LAKE
AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES TONIGHT WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED
BY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS UP TO 40 MPH AND POOR VISIBILITIES CAN
BE EXPECTED LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES...AS A STRONG PACIFIC JET
STREAM MOVES ACROSS THE ROCKIES. THIS SYSTEM COULD BRING 1 TO 2
FEET OF SNOW TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE EASTERN SAWATCH AND
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. TRAVEL ACROSS THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WILL BE HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY...WITH EXPECTED BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

OTHER AREAS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
OF LAKE COUNTY COULD SEE SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 8 INCHES OR MORE THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT...WITH SOME WIND DRIVEN SNOW POSSIBLE OVER THE
EASTERN MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.

ON CHRISTMAS DAY...ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM COULD BRING MORE SNOW
TO MUCH OF SOUTHERN COLORADO. HOWEVER...FORECAST CONFIDENCE IS
LOW RIGHT NOW AS THE TRACK OF THIS WEATHER SYSTEM IS STILL VERY
UNCERTAIN. STAY TUNED TO YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO
FOR THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES ON THIS POTENTIAL CHRISTMAS
SNOWFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE TONIGHT ACROSS THE SAWATCH AND MOSQUITO RANGES OF LAKE
AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES.

$$

50/50

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
523 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-211300-
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-FLATTOPS-
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-
523 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
TODAY...WITH SNOW SHOWERS INCREASING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS NEAR
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS WINTER STORM
WARNINGS...WATCH AND ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT BEGINNING TODAY AND
CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GJT FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN COLORADO WITH SNOW SPREADING INTO THE HIGHER
VALLEYS ON WESTERN COLORADO BY SUNDAY EVENING. THE SNOW ENDS LATE
MONDAY WITH SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 FEET POSSIBLE IN THE
MOUNTAINS WITH UP TO A FOOT POSSIBLE FOR THE HIGHER VALLEYS.

ANOTHER STORM WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA ON CHRISTMAS DAY BRINGING
A CHANCE OF SNOW TO MUCH OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
253 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ030>034-211300-
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-
INCLUDING...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...WALDEN...
EAST SLOPES PARK AND NORTHERN GORE RANGES...GORE PASS...
RABBIT EARS PASS...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING...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
253 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.NOW...
LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO THROUGH SUNRISE...WITH AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS OF GRAND AND JACKSON COUNTIES. SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE A
QUARTER TO HALF INCH PER HOUR. WEST WINDS AT 20 TO 40 MPH WILL
BECOME MORE COMMON OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS...PRODUCING AREAS OF
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
253 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ035-036-211300-
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-
INCLUDING...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK
253 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.NOW...
WEST WINDS AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL BECOME MORE
COMMON IN THE HIGHER FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS BY SUNRISE. THERE WILL
ALSO BE SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BLOWING OVER THE DIVIDE...BUT
LITTLE OR NO ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

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GIMMESTAD

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