- Associated Press - Thursday, April 3, 2014

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO

355 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

COZ072-073-079-080-031800-

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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-

NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-

WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-

WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

INCLUDING…LA VETA PASS…PONCHA PASS…BLANCA PEAK…RYE…

GREENHORN MTN

355 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT THIS

AFTERNOON…

* LOCATION…THE NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO AND WET MOUNTAINS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…A SPRING STORM SYSTEM SPREAD HEAVY WET SNOW

ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING…WHICH WILL

CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BE HEAVY

AT TIMES… ESPECIALLY THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…6 TO 12 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW

AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE…ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTHEAST

FACING SLOPES.

* IMPACT…ROADWAYS WILL QUICKLY BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED

EARLY THIS MORNING WITH POOR VISIBILITIES UNDER THE HEAVIER

SNOW SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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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TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN

7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-

INCLUDING…WOODLAND PARK…PIKES PEAK

355 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY…

* LOCATION…PIKES PEAK AND TELLER COUNTY.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO

PRODUCE HEAVY WET SNOW ACROSS TELLER COUNTY THROUGH THIS

MORNING. SNOWFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE

POSSIBLE…ESPECIALLY THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…6 TO 12 INCHES.

* IMPACT…ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED BY THE EARLY

MORNING COMMUTE AND VISIBILITIES IN HEAVY SNOW WILL BE REDUCED

TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES…RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING

CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

&&

$$

COZ084-031800-

/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140403T1800Z/

NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW

7500 FT-

INCLUDING…BLACK FOREST…AIR FORCE ACADEMY

355 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY…

* LOCATION…NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO

PRODUCE HEAVY WET SNOW ACROSS NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY THROUGH

THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS

POSSIBLE.

* WINDS…NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH THIS MORNING.

* IMPACT…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE

EARLY MORNING COMMUTE. ROADWAYS MAY BE SLICK AND SNOW PACKED

THIS MORNING WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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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Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Thu Apr 3 2014 5:55AM EDT

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