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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
528 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

COZ030>051-241230-
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-
528 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9000
FEET THROUGH MONDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS THROUGH MONDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW SHOWERS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY THROUGH TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
WILL OCCUR IN ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET TODAY...WITH ANOTHER 2 TO
5 INCHES EXPECTED TONIGHT. ROADS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY SNOW COVERED
WITH HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

ON THE PLAINS...AN AREA OF LIGHT SNOW MAINLY FROM AROUND DENVER
AND THE PALMER DIVIDE TOWARD LIMON WILL COME TO AN END BY MID
MORNING. UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED OVER DOUGLAS AND
ELBERT COUNTIES.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLDER WITH WIDESPREAD GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY.
VERY POOR VISIBILITIES WILL OCCUR OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES
WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THIS WILL BRING STORM TOTALS INTO THE 10
TO 20 INCH RANGE WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO 2 FEET. AT LOWER
ELEVATIONS IT WILL BE WINDY FROM THE FOOTHILLS ACROSS THE PLAINS.

FOR TUESDAY LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW OVER THE HIGHER PASSES. THE SNOW SHOULD GRADUALLY
END ON WEDNESDAY. OVER THE PLAINS IT WILL BE DRY WITH GUSTY WINDS
AT TIMES. STRONG DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR THE
FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

FOR THANKSGIVING DAY AND FRIDAY THERE IS STILL UNCERTAINTY ABOUT
WHETHER A COLD FRONT WILL AFFECT NORTHEAST COLORADO OR NOT. IF THE
COLD FRONT DOES MOVE INTO NORTHEAST COLORADO THEN THERE WOULD BE A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. STRONG WINDS MAY OCCUR IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...ANY REPORTS OF MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL OR GUSTY WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 50 MPH WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

$$

BARJENBRUCH/RPK




Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
612 AM MST SUN NOV 23 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-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
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...FAIRPLAY...HARTSEL...
LAKE GEORGE...SOUTH PARK
612 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

.NOW...
SNOW SHOWERS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH
VALLEYS EARLY THIS MORNING. MOST OF THE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE
CONFINED TO THE I-70 CORRIDOR THROUGH SUMMIT AND WESTERN CLEAR
CREEK COUNTIES WHERE ANOTHER INCH OF SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE OVER THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS THROUGH 9 AM. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH
WILL GUST TO AROUND 40 MPH ABOVE TIMBERLINE...PRODUCING SOME
BLOWING SNOW IN OPEN AREAS.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
427 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW...GUSTY WINDS...AND HAZARDOUS WINTER
TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS...

.PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING AND THEN BECOME HEAVIER AGAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
AS WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES MOVE ACROSS THE STATE.

IN ADDITION...STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE ENTIRE PERIOD...PRODUCING CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS PASSES.
HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.

COZ030-032-231930-
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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
427 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH TONIGHT AND THEN
  INCREASE AGAIN ON MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM TODAY THROUGH
  MONDAY WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 10 INCHES.

* WIND/VISIBILITY...WEST TO WEST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BLOW FROM 15
  TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES DUE TO
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOWPACKED AND ICY...SO EXPECT WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$




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