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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
802 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY....

.A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS BRINGING SNOW
AND WIND TO AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF I-70. COLD
TEMPERATURES...INCREASED MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL AID IN THE
DEVELOPMENT OF SNOW. HIGH WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH SNOW TO REDUCE
VISIBILITIES OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES. TRAVELERS WILL NEED TO
USE CAUTION.

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JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOULD...NORTH PARK...RAND...SPICER...
WALDEN...DILLON...FRASER...GRANBY...GRAND LAKE...
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS...KREMMLING
802 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING INCREASING
  IN INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING INTO MONDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
  INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH GUSTING UP TO 35
  MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW AND ICE PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND MAY REDUCE
  VISIBILITY IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1010 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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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-
1010 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LINGERING CLOUDINESS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE HIGH COUNTRY TODAY
WITH ANY LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS COMING TO AN END. OTHERWISE...
SKIES ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY TODAY WITH
TEMPERATURES CLIMBING TO THE LOWER AND MID 40S...EXCEPT OVER THE
NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE STATE WHERE IT WILL BE A LITTLE COOLER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW DEVELOPING IN THE MOUNTAINS
SATURDAY EVENING...THEN SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. A WATCH WILL BE ISSUED FOR THIS TIME PERIOD
TO BRING ATTENTION TO HEAVY SNOW FOR MOUNTAINS AREAS ALONG AND
NORTH OF I-70. VERY STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH THE SNOW TO
CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THAT WILL DECREASE VISIBILITY AT
TIMES ALONG MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ROADS. CAUTION IS ENCOURAGED FOR
HOLIDAY AND WEEKEND TRAVELERS.

ON THE PLAINS...A COLD FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT WILL BRING A CHANCE OF
SNOW THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY. THE PLAINS WILL THEN BE DRY FROM LATE
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

THE NEXT STORM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE IN CHRISTMAS DAY THROUGH FRIDAY
WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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