AP-CO--KPUB-CO Winter Storm Warning, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO

945 AM MST MON FEB 11 2013

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WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-

WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

INCLUDING...RYE...GREENHORN MTN

945 AM MST MON FEB 11 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING. THE

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...THE WET MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING AND CAUSE...PERIODS OF SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT

TIMES...CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT...AS A STORM SYSTEM

CONTINUES TO SLOWLY MOVE EAST ACROSS NEW MEXICO THROUGH

TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES THROUGH TONIGHT

BRINGING STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS TO BETWEEN 12 TO 18 INCHES.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF

SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY

SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.

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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SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-

SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-

INCLUDING...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS

945 AM MST MON FEB 11 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING AND CAUSE...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...IS

EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT...AS A STORM SYSTEM CONTINUES TO SLOWLY

MOVE EAST ACROSS NEW MEXICO THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 16 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS

BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF

SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REDUCED VISIBILITY IS EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING

SNOW.

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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EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-

EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

INCLUDING...INDEPENDENCE PASS...MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...

CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS

945 AM MST MON FEB 11 2013

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

EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS

EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET...

INCLUDING WOLF CREEK AND CUMBRES PASSES...AND THE EASTERN

SAWATCH RANGE ABOVE 11000 FEET...INCLUDING MONARCH PASS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STORM SYSTEM SOUTH OF THE FOUR CORNERS

REGION THIS MORNING WILL EJECT EASTWARD ACROSS NEW MEXICO THIS

AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THE MOVEMENT OF THIS SYSTEM WILL BE

CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL

ACROSS THE REGION.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ANOTHER 3 TO 6 INCHES THROUGH 6 PM MONDAY

BRINGING STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE SAN JUAN

MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 2 FEET TO LOCALLY 4 FEET NEAR THE SUMMIT OF

WOLF CREEK PASS...AND 10 TO 20 INCHES OVER THE SAWATCH RANGE.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF

SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY...SNOW COVERED

ROADS. THE THREAT OF AVALANCHES WILL BE HIGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

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. Mon Feb 11 2013 11:45AM EST

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