AP-CO–KPUB-CO Winter Storm Watch, CO

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO

330 PM MST WED NOV 20 2013

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EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-

LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

INCLUDING…INDEPENDENCE PASS…MT ELBERT…MT MASSIVE…

NORTH PASS…CUMBRES PASS…WOLF CREEK PASS

330 PM MST WED NOV 20 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST

FRIDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. THE

WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION…THE LA GARITA AND EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE

10000 FEET…AND THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000

FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…TWO WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH

THE AREA OVER THE NEXT 3 DAYS. THE FIRST WILL BRING PERIODS OF

MODERATE SNOW TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID

DAY THURSDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE SNOWFALL…THE SECOND SYSTEM

WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE AREA LATE

THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…4 TO 7 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

THE DAY THURSDAY. THEN…SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 INCHES

OR MORE WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

* IMPACT…ICY SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT LATE

TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. CONDITIONS MAY BECOME INCREASINGLY

HAZARDOUS BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON…AS HEAVIER SNOW ARRIVES ALONG

WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY

SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.

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.

&&

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-

LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-

WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-

UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-

INCLUDING…CLIMAX…LEADVILLE…SOUTH FORK…CREEDE

330 PM MST WED NOV 20 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM

MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION…THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE AND LAKE COUNTY BELOW

11000 FEET…WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FEET…THE

EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FEET…AND THE UPPER RIO

GRANDE VALLEY BELOW 10000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…TWO WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH

THE AREA OVER THE NEXT 3 DAYS. THE FIRST WILL BRING PERIODS OF

MODERATE SNOW TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID

DAY THURSDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE SNOWFALL…THE SECOND SYSTEM

WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE AREA LATE

THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF

10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACT…ICY…SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY MAY

MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY

SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.

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.

&&

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SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-

INCLUDING…SARGENTS

330 PM MST WED NOV 20 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT

UNTIL 6 PM MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN

EFFECT.

* LOCATION…SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW

10000FT.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…TWO WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH

THE AREA OVER THE NEXT 3 DAYS. THE FIRST WILL BRING PERIODS OF

MODERATE SNOW TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID

DAY THURSDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE SNOWFALL…THE SECOND SYSTEM

WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE AREA LATE

THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF

7 INCHES MAY BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACT…ICY…SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY MAY

MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

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NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW

7500 FT-

INCLUDING…BLACK FOREST…AIR FORCE ACADEMY

330 PM MST WED NOV 20 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON MST

THURSDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM

3 AM TO NOON MST THURSDAY.

* LOCATION…NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY…MONUMENT RIDGE…AND THE

RAMPART RANGE BELOW 7500 FT.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EASTERN

COLORADO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BEING MUCH COLDER AIR

AND STRONG WINDS TO THE ADVISORY AREA. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED

AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW AND TRAVEL COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WIND…NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACT…SNOW COVERED…SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES

ARE POSSIBLE. BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

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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-

WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

INCLUDING…BLANCA PEAK…CUCHARA…STONEWALL…WESTON…

SPANISH PEAKS…GREENHORN MTN

330 PM MST WED NOV 20 2013

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING

THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON…

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING

THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION…THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS

ABOVE 11000 FEET…SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN

7500 AND 11000 FT…AND THE WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…TWO WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH

THE AREA OVER THE NEXT 3 DAYS. THE FIRST WILL BRING PERIODS OF

MODERATE SNOW TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID

DAY THURSDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE SNOWFALL…THE SECOND SYSTEM

WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE AREA LATE

THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF

12 INCHES MAY BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY.

* IMPACT…ICY…SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY MAY

MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR

SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO

HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER

6 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OR OVER 8 INCHES IN

THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE

WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH…LISTEN TO THE LATEST

WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY

ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE WATCH AREA

DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH…TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

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Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Wed Nov 20 2013 5:30PM EST

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