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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
445 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019

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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-
445 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS NEAR
RABBIT EARS PASS INCLUDING THE GORE RANGE...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY FOR THE FRONT RANGE
MOUNTAINS FROM ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK SOUTH THROUGH SUMMIT
COUNTY...

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will spread across the mountains late this afternoon and
evening as a moist Pacific storm system reaches the state. Snow
will become heavy at times, first in the Rabbit Ears Pass area
by early evening, and later tonight or early Friday morning in
the I-70 Mountain Corridor. People planning travel into the
mountains should be prepared for adverse travel conditions, as
several inches of heavy, wet snow can be expected through tonight,
with more snow on Friday. Traction laws will likely be enacted.

Until then, look for mild conditions today. There will be gusty
winds over higher mountain passes with peak gusts reaching 45 to
65 mph today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Snow will continue in the mountains on Friday with a chance of
light snow across the plains. Light accumulations may occur south
of I-76. It will be cooler and windy as well.

Dry and warmer weather will return this weekend. Another weather
system may bring more snow and colder temperatures for late Monday
into Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight. However,
any reports of accumulating snow from the high country will be
appreciated.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
335 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019

...MORE SNOW HEADED FOR THE MOUNTAINS...

.A moist Pacific storm system will move into the northern
mountains of Colorado, bringing snow and hazardous winter travel
conditions through Friday. The snow will first increase in the
mountains near and north of Rabbit Ears Pass late this afternoon
and evening, and will be heavy at times through Friday. In the
Front Range mountains from Rocky Mountain National Park southward
through the I-70 Corridor in Summit County, snow will become
widespread this evening, and then heavier by early Friday morning.
Travel conditions will deteriorate overnight and remain hazardous
through Friday. People planning to travel in the Colorado high
country should be prepared for slick roads, slow travel, and
reduced visibilities in snow and blowing snow. Adequate snow tires
for passenger vehicles and chains for commercial vehicles will be
required.

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Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow Range-
The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range, and the
Indian Peaks-
Including the cities of 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,
and Winter Park
335 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019

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

* WHAT...Snow expected, heavy at times Friday morning. Total snow
  accumulations of 6 to 12 inches expected. Winds gusting as high
  as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Rocky Mountain National Park and the Medicine Bow
  Range and The Mountains of Summit County, the Mosquito Range,
  and the Indian Peaks.

* WHEN...From 5 PM this afternoon to 5 PM MST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Slick and slow travel conditions should be
  expected. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce
  visibility especially on the high mountain passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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