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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO

334 PM MST SAT FEB 23 2013

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NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW

7500 FT-

INCLUDING...BLACK FOREST...AIR FORCE ACADEMY

334 PM MST SAT FEB 23 2013

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD

WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY. THE

BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL INTENSIFY

AS IT MOVES SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND INTO

NEW MEXICO ON SUNDAY...AND THEN INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA BY MONDAY

MORNING. THIS WILL BRING A PERIOD OF HEAVY WIND DRIVEN SNOW TO

THE REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MOST OF SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF

EXTENSIVE DRIFTING SNOW.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50

MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACT...ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS WITH

WHITE OUT CONDITIONS DUE TO EXTENSIVE BLOWING SNOW. THIS IS A

DYNAMIC STORM WHICH COULD CAUSE LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS TO

DEVELOP DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 35 MPH AND

VISIBILITY REDUCED TO BELOW 1/4 MILE BY FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW

ARE EXPECTED.

AVOID TRAVELING 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. IN SIMILAR CONDITIONS DURING

PAST BLIZZARDS...PEOPLE HAVE DIED OF EXPOSURE WHILE TRYING TO

WALK TO SHELTER. 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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WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-

TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-

INCLUDING...WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD

334 PM MST SAT FEB 23 2013

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD

WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY. THE

BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...HUERFANO AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL INTENSIFY

AS IT MOVES SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND INTO

NEW MEXICO ON SUNDAY...AND THEN INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA BY MONDAY

MORNING. A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY WIND DRIVEN SNOW WILL

DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW

AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS

THE STORM TRACK IS STILL UNCERTAIN. EXTENSIVE DRIFTING SNOW

WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 25.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 45

MPH AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 25.

* IMPACT...ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS SUNDAY

WITH WHITE OUT CONDITIONS DUE TO EXTENSIVE BLOWING SNOW. THIS IS

A DYNAMIC STORM WHICH COULD CAUSE LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS TO

DEVELOP DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 35 MPH AND

VISIBILITY REDUCED TO BELOW 1/4 MILE BY FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW

ARE EXPECTED.

AVOID TRAVELING 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. IN SIMILAR CONDITIONS DURING

PAST BLIZZARDS...PEOPLE HAVE DIED OF EXPOSURE WHILE TRYING TO

WALK TO SHELTER. 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 LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-

INCLUDING...BRANSON...KIM

334 PM MST SAT FEB 23 2013

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM MST

MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD

WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM MST

MONDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL INTENSIFY

AS IT MOVES SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND INTO

NEW MEXICO ON SUNDAY...AND THEN INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA BY MONDAY

MORNING. A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY WIND DRIVEN SNOW WILL

DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW

AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE STILL SUBJECT TO CHANGE

AS THE STORM TRACK IS STILL UNCERTAIN. EXTENSIVE DRIFTING SNOW

WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH

AT TIMES.

* IMPACT...ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS SUNDAY

WITH WHITE OUT CONDITIONS DUE TO EXTENSIVE BLOWING SNOW. THIS IS

A DYNAMIC STORM WHICH COULD CAUSE LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS TO

DEVELOP DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 35 MPH AND

VISIBILITY REDUCED TO BELOW 1/4 MILE BY FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW

ARE EXPECTED.

AVOID TRAVELING 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. IN SIMILAR CONDITIONS DURING

PAST BLIZZARDS...PEOPLE HAVE DIED OF EXPOSURE WHILE TRYING TO

WALK TO SHELTER. 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 SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-

SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-

INCLUDING...BLANCA PEAK...SPANISH PEAKS

334 PM MST SAT FEB 23 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO

11 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11

PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO

LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL INTENSIFY

AS IT MOVES SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND INTO

NEW MEXICO ON SUNDAY...AND THEN INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA BY MONDAY

MORNING. A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY WIND DRIVEN SNOW IS

EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY

EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH TONIGHT BECOMING NORTH TO

NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK...SNOW PACKED AND

HAZARDOUS FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. WHITE OUT

CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

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

7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-

INCLUDING...WOODLAND PARK...PIKES PEAK

334 PM MST SAT FEB 23 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2

AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN

EFFECT.

* LOCATION...PIKES PEAK AND TELLER COUNTY.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL INTENSIFY

AS IT MOVES SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND INTO

NEW MEXICO ON SUNDAY...AND THEN INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA BY MONDAY

MORNING. A PERIOD OF HEAVY WIND DRIVEN SNOW WILL BE SPREAD INTO

THE REGION FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW

AMOUNTS ALONG THE NORTHEAST FACING SLOPES.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 45

MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK...SNOW PACKED AND

HAZARDOUS FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. WHITE OUT

CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

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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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-

WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-

WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-

INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...RYE...GREENHORN MTN

334 PM MST SAT FEB 23 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM

MST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...THE NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 11000

FEET...AND THE WET MOUNTAINS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A POTENT WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL INTENSIFY

AS IT MOVES SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND INTO

NEW MEXICO ON SUNDAY...AND THEN INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA BY MONDAY

MORNING. A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY

SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW

AMOUNTS ALONG THE NORTHEAST FACING SLOPES.

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK...SNOW PACKED AND

HAZARDOUS FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. WHITE OUT

CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Sat Feb 23 2013 5:34PM EST

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