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AP-CO--KBOU-CO Winter Storm Warning, CO

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 1, 2013 at 1:21 pm •  Published: May 1, 2013
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO

1220 PM MDT WED MAY 1 2013

...SNOW CONTINUING ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN COLORADO THIS

AFTERNOON...

A STORM SYSTEM NOW OVER NORTHWEST COLORADO WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST

ACROSS THE STATE THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW IS WIDESPREAD OVER MUCH OF

THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY

EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW HAS SHIFTED SOUTH OVER THE BOULDER AND

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SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/

NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-

LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-

LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMERON PASS...

LARAMIE AND MEDICINE BOW MOUNTAINS...RABBIT EARS RANGE...

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK...WILLOW CREEK PASS...ESTES PARK...

GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...RED FEATHER LAKES...FORT COLLINS...

HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN

1220 PM MDT WED MAY 1 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS

EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY... BUT SHOULD START

TO DECREASE BY EARLY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...20 TO 34 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS AND

FOOTHILLS OF LARIMER COUNTY...HEAVIEST ALONG EAST FACING SLOPES.

STORM TOTALS OF 12 TO 16 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED OVER EASTERN

LARIMER AND NORTHWEST WELD COUNTIES.

* VISIBILITY...SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE HALF OF

A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE ICY AND SNOWPACKED TODAY IN THE HEAVIER

SNOW...CREATING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. THERE MAY ALSO BE

SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES WITH AREAS OF THE HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS WINTER WEATHER

CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW

ARE FORECAST THAT WILL IMPACT TRAVEL AND RESULT IN POWER OUTAGES.

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SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/

GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE

9000 FEET-

JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR

CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BERTHOUD PASS...BRECKENRIDGE...

EAST SLOPES MOSQUITO RANGE...EAST SLOPES SOUTHERN GORE RANGE...

EISENHOWER TUNNEL...INDIAN PEAKS...KENOSHA MOUNTAINS...

MOUNT EVANS...WILLIAMS FORK MOUNTAINS...WINTER PARK...BAILEY...

CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK

1220 PM MDT WED MAY 1 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT

TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS

EVENING THEN DECREASING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 14 INCHES...HEAVIEST ALONG THE

HIGHER EAST FACING SLOPES.

* VISIBILITY...BANDED SNOW WILL BE ABLE TO PRODUCE 1 TO 2 INCHES

OF SNOW PER HOUR AT TIMES IN RELATIVELY SMALL AREAS...REDUCING

VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED AS THE SNOWFALL

INCREASES...PRODUCING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS WINTER WEATHER

CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW

ARE FORECAST THAT WILL IMPACT TRAVEL AND RESULT IN LOCAL AREAS OF POWER

OUTAGES.

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BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD

COUNTY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...LAKEWOOD...

LONGMONT

1220 PM MDT WED MAY 1 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT

TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY...THEN GRADUALLY

DECREASE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH DURING THE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES...HEAVIEST IN LOCATIONS

RIGHT NEAR THE FOOTHILLS.

* VISIBILITY...BANDED SNOW WILL BE ABLE TO PRODUCE 1 TO 2 INCHES

OF SNOW PER HOUR AT TIMES IN RELATIVELY SMALL AREAS...REDUCING

VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE.

* IMPACTS...RECENT WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CAUSE PAVED SURFACES TO

BEGIN WET AND SLUSHY LATER THIS MORNING...BECOMING ICY AND SLICK

AS THE SNOWFALL INTENSIFIES. AS EVENING HITS...ROADS WILL BE ICY

AND SNOWPACKED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS WINTER WEATHER

CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW

COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE

DRIVING.

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Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Wed May 1 2013 2:20PM EDT