- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 5, 2014

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO

332 AM MST THU FEB 6 2014

COZ058-060-061645-

/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-140208T0000Z/

WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-

EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-

INCLUDING…CLIMAX…INDEPENDENCE PASS…MT ELBERT…MT MASSIVE

332 AM MST THU FEB 6 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST

FRIDAY…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST

FRIDAY.

* LOCATION…THE WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY

ABOVE 11000 FEET…AND THE EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE

11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING…A SERIES OF MOIST UPPER LEVEL

DISTURBANCES…CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS

AT TIMES…WILL IMPACT THE AREA THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…TWO TO FIVE INCHES IS EXPECTED TODAY. SNOW WILL

BECOME HEAVIER ON FRIDAY…WHEN AN ADDITIONAL FOUR TO EIGHT

INCHES IS POSSIBLE.

* WIND…INCREASING WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS TO

50 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACT…SNOW AS WELL AS BLOWING SNOW AT TIMES WILL BE CAPABLE

OF CREATING LOW VISIBILITIES AS WELL AS SLICK AND SNOW PACKED

ROADS…PRODUCING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ077-078-083>089-093>099-061645-

/O.CON.KPUB.WC.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140206T1700Z/

WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-

WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-

CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-

NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW

7500 FT-

COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE

BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-

WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-

TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-

CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-

EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-

EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-

LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-

INCLUDING…COALDALE…COTOPAXI…HILLSIDE…HOWARD…SWISSVALE…

TEXAS CREEK…SILVER CLIFF…WESTCLIFFE…CANON CITY…PENROSE…

BLACK FOREST…AIR FORCE ACADEMY…COLORADO SPRINGS…PUEBLO…

WALSENBURG…TRINIDAD…ORDWAY…OLNEY SPRINGS…LA JUNTA…

ROCKY FORD…BRANSON…KIM…EADS…SHERIDAN LAKE…LAS ANIMAS…

LAMAR…SPRINGFIELD…WALSH

332 AM MST THU FEB 6 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM MST THIS

MORNING…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM MST THIS

MORNING.

* LOCATION…ALL OF THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS…THE INTERSTATE 25

CORRIDOR…FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FEET AND THE WET MOUNTAIN

VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET.

* WIND CHILL VALUE…FROM MINUS 18 TO MINUS 24 DEGREES THROUGH

THIS MORNING.

* IMPACT…THESE WIND CHILLS CAN RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND CAN

LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA WITHIN 30 MINUTES IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT

TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

WIND CHILL VALUES FROM MINUS 18 TO MINUS 24 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT

ARE EXPECTED.

THESE CONDITIONS CAN FREEZE EXPOSED SKIN WITHIN 30 MINUTES AND

COULD LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

WEAR LAYERS OF LOOSE-FITTING LIGHTWEIGHT CLOTHING. COVER AS MUCH

OF YOUR SKIN AS POSSIBLE USING MITTENS…EAR MUFFS…SCARF…HAT

AND FACE PROTECTION. DO NOT LEAVE PETS OUTSIDE.

&&

$$

HODANISH

Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Thu Feb 6 2014 5:32AM EST

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