- Associated Press - Thursday, April 3, 2014

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO

231 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

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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

231 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT THIS

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 THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

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

INTO THE SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT WHICH WILL CONTINUE

THROUGH THIS 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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NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW

7500 FT-

INCLUDING…BLACK FOREST…AIR FORCE ACADEMY

231 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING FOR NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL

NOON MDT TODAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN

EFFECT.

* 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 30 MPH THIS MORNING.

* IMPACT…DETERIORATING TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH

THE EARLY MORNING COMMUTE. ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLICK AND SNOW

PACKED AT TIMES AS TEMPERATURES FALL THIS MORNING WITH REDUCED

VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING 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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TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN

7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-

INCLUDING…WOODLAND PARK…PIKES PEAK

231 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY.

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* 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.

&&

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LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-

WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-

CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-

WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-

SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-

NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-

WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-

WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-

INCLUDING…LEADVILLE…GRANITE…SALIDA…BUENA VISTA…

SARGENTS…COALDALE…COTOPAXI…HILLSIDE…HOWARD…SWISSVALE…

TEXAS CREEK…SILVER CLIFF…WESTCLIFFE

231 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON

MDT TODAY.

* LOCATION…CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY…CENTRAL AND EASTERN CHAFFEE

COUNTY…NORTHWEST SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL

DIVIDE…CENTRAL AND WESTERN FREMONT COUNTY…AND THE WET

MOUNTAIN VALLEY.

* TIMING…A SPRING STORM SYSTEM CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SNOW…HEAVY

AT TIMES…ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW

AMOUNTS ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN AREAS…WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS

THE VALLEY LOCATIONS.

* IMPACT…ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED THROUGH EARLY

MORNING…WITH VISIBILITIES UNDER A MILE AT TIMES UNDER THE

HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

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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WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-

INCLUDING…WALSENBURG

231 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT THIS

AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM

MDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION…HUERFANO COUNTY.

* TIMING…A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW…HEAVY AT TIMES

ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH TODAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED

TO FALL DURING THE MORNING WITH SNOWFALL RATES DECREASING DURING

THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…3 TO 6 INCHES.

* IMPACT…ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED THIS

MORNING WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES UNDER THE HEAVIER

SNOW SHOWERS.

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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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-

EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-

LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

INCLUDING…CLIMAX…MOSQUITO PASS…INDEPENDENCE PASS…

MT ELBERT…MT MASSIVE…NORTH PASS…CUMBRES PASS…

WOLF CREEK PASS

231 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT

TODAY…

* LOCATION…THE EASTERN SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES

ABOVE 11000 FEET…THE LA GARITA AND EASTERN SAN JUAN

MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* TIMING…A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE

SNOW…HEAVY AT TIMES…ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL

MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW

AMOUNTS.

* IMPACT…ROADS WILL REMAIN SLICK AND SNOW PACKED THROUGH EARLY

THURSDAY MORNING.

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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SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-

SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-

INCLUDING…CUCHARA…STONEWALL…WESTON…SPANISH PEAKS

231 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT THIS

AFTERNOON…

* LOCATION…THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING…A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW…HEAVY AT

TIMES…INTO THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING…WITH SNOW EXPECTED TO

CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL

HEAVIEST DURING THE MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 8 INCHES.

* IMPACT…ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW PACKED EARLY THIS

MORNING WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES UNDER THE HEAVIER

SNOW SHOWERS.

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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Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Thu Apr 3 2014 4:32AM EDT

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