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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
250 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ066-068-180600-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-141218T1000Z/
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS
250 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  10000 FEET...INCLUDING WOLF CREEK...CUMBRES...AND NORTH
  PASSES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A COUPLE OF WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE
  ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT...PRODUCING STEADY LIGHT
  SNOW...WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* IMPACT...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY...ESPECIALLY
  OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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
1228 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ009-018-019-180330-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-141218T1000Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...OURAY...TELLURIDE...
LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
1228 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...AFTER A LULL THIS EARLY AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL BECOME
  WIDESPREAD INTO THE EVENING. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
  INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE TIMBERLINE.

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.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
517 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

WYZ111-180230-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAGGS...DIXON
517 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY
EARLY THIS EVENING. LIGHT ICING IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH LOCALLY
REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A QUARTER OF A MILE. IF YOU ARE
TRAVELING BETWEEN RAWLINS AND DIXON THIS EVENING...USE CAUTION ON
AREA ROADWAYS AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. ALSO
BE SURE TO USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS.

$$

HAMMER


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
312 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

AZZ004>018-037>040-180330-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
312 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

EXPECT WINTRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING AS A FAST MOVING
WEATHER SYSTEM CROSSES THE REGION. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
CONTINUES FOR HIGHER ELEVATION LOCATIONS FROM YAVAPAI COUNTY TO
THE WHITE MOUNTAINS THROUGH MID EVENING. SNOW LEVELS WILL RANGE
FROM AROUND 5000-5500 FEET NEAR THE UTAH BORDER TO 5500-6500 FEET
ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA. AREAS OF FOG ARE ALSO LIKELY LATER
THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. FOR MORE DETAILS GO TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF...AND CLICK ON YOUR AREA AND/OR SELECT
THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CHANCES FOR MOSTLY LIGHT SHOWERS WILL LINGER THROUGH THURSDAY.
FAIR WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL RETURN BY FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
256 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

WYZ101>119-182200-
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-
256 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

PATCHY AREAS OF FOG WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT OVER WESTERN AND
CENTRAL PORTIONS OF CARBON COUNTY...INCLUDING RAWLINS...AND AREAS
FROM LUSK TO TORRINGTON. VISIBILITIES LESS THAN ONE MILE ARE
ANTICIPATED IN THE FOG.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

BREEZY TO LOCALLY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO SOUTHEAST
WYOMING SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. WIND GUSTS OF 40 MPH WILL BE
COMMON WITH THE TYPICALLY WIND PRONE AREAS LIKELY SEEING WIND
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RETURN TO THE
SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES LATE SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
245 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-181400-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
245 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS TONIGHT WITH SCATTERED RAIN OR SNOW IN THE SURROUNDING
VALLEYS. ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE 1 TO 2 INCHES ABOVE 6000
FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHERN
THIRD OF THE UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION IS LIKELY TO OCCUR SUNDAY NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 80 AS A WEAK DISTURBANCE EMBEDDED IN NORTHWEST FLOW
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. SEVERAL INCHES OF ACCUMULATION WILL
LIKELY OCCUR ABOVE 5500 FEET.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

ROGOWSKI/MERRILL

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
224 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-181200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
224 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR THE WIND RIVER BASIN...UNTIL 12 PM
THURSDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST IN THE WIND RIVER BASIN TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY...FOG WILL CONTINUE UNTIL 12 NOON OVER PORTIONS OF THE
WIND RIVER BASIN BEFORE LIFTING. SOME FOGGY AREAS WILL PERSIST UNTIL
EARLY AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED IN THE
WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND POSSIBLY THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...ESPECIALLY
FROM THE JACKSON VALLEY NORTHWARD.

STRONG TO HIGH WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS THE WIND CORRIDOR FROM
SOUTH PASS AND JEFFREY CITY TO CASPER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY MORNING
AND ALSO THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT CODY FOOTHILLS. THE
STRONG WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST WIND FAVORED
AREAS LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY FROM DUBOIS TO
RIVERTON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
930 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ030>051-181630-
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-
930 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG WILL SLOWLY LIFT AND DISSIPATE OVER NORTHEAST
COLORADO THIS MORNING...AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS.
BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM THE MOSQUITO
RANGE THROUGH THE BOREAS PASS AND MOUNT EVANS AREA...WITH AN INCH
OR LESS IN THE REST OF THE MOUNTAINS. MOUNTAIN ROADS WILL BECOME
SNOW COVERED AND SLICK IN AREAS THAT SEE ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

ON THE PLAINS...THIS AFTERNOON THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVER
THE PALMER DIVIDE...WITH ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OVER THE REST OF THE PLAINS LOOK FOR LOWER
CHANCES OF SNOW WITH ONLY A LIGHT DUSTING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SOME SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL LINGER OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
THURSDAY WITH ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE
NEXT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BEGIN MOVING INTO THE STATE
LATE SUNDAY AS A STRONG AND MOIST JET STREAM APPROACHES FROM THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN THE MOUNTAINS
SUNDAY ALONG WITH THE THREAT OF STRONG WINDS OVER THE FOOTHILLS
AND ADJACENT PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY
BECOME HEAVY IN THE MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY AS WINDY CONDITIONS ALSO
CONTINUE OVER THE FOOTHILLS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
547 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-181400-
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-
547 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD LIGHT TO BRIEFLY MODERATE SNOW WILL FALL ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE THROUGH TONIGHT.  THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL
FALL ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA
GARITA MOUNTAINS WHERE 4 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT.  BETWEEN 2 TO 6 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE SAWATCH AND MOSQUITO RANGES. THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
WILL SEE BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES.

SNOW WILL SPREAD EASTWARD INTO THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS THIS
MORNING...THEN INTO THE I-25 CORRIDOR AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN
LIGHT...WITH ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
OF THE MOUNTAINS...AND 2 TO 6 INCHES FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE
10000 FEET.  ACROSS THE PLAINS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT MAY
BRING LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO AN INCH...THOUGH MOST AREAS WILL
SEE A DUSTING OR LESS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SOME SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE MOST DAYS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF LAKE AND
CHAFFEE COUNTIES...AS A SERIES OF WEATHER DISTURBANCES PASS OVER
THE REGION. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY. STARTING SUNDAY...THE WEATHER DISTURBANCES COULD BE
STRONGER...WITH INCREASED CHANCES FOR MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS SUNDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

31/06

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
541 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-181245-
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-
541 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO
THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT VALLEYS TODAY AND TONIGHT AS
ANOTHER PACIFIC STORM IMPACTS THE AREA. ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM
4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND GRAND
MESA WITH 1 TO 4 INCHES ACCUMULATING ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
OF THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND THE PARADOX VALLEY. ELSEWHERE...
CHANCES FOR SNOW ARE FAIRLY LOW ACROSS NORTHEAST UTAH AND
NORTHWEST COLORADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE CHANCE FOR SNOW WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY BEFORE WINDING DOWN
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. EXPECT SNOW TO REDEVELOP SATURDAY
NIGHT...MAINLY OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS.
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE OVER THESE AREAS AS PERSISTENT
SNOW LINGERS INTO THE EARLY PART OF THE COMING WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION.

$$

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