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WWUS45 KBOU 220943
WSWBOU

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
243 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...SNOW, FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG EXPECTED THIS MORNING...
...POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS
LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...

.The next winter storm will make its way across the state this
afternoon into Saturday. Mainly light snow is expected over the
mountains this morning, but it is expected to increase in coverage
and intensity this afternoon and evening. The heaviest snowfall
amounts in the mountains are expected to be along and south of
I-70 corridor.

Across the northeast plains, moist east flow will bring a mix of
light snow flurries, light freezing drizzle and fog this morning.
Travel conditions I-76 and the adjacent plains will be hazardous,
especially over bridges and overpasses. Banded and possibly heavier
snow will push east this evening across the plains into Saturday
morning, with 2 to 6 inches of snow possible along with strong
northwest winds up to 50 mph creating visibility issues in blowing
snow. The worse conditions are expected to occur closer to the
Kansas stateline.

COZ048>051-221930-


Sterling-Akron-Julesburg-Holyoke-
Including the cities of Crook, Merino, Sterling, Peetz, Akron,
Cope, Last Chance, Otis, Julesburg, Ovid, Sedgwick, Amherst,
Haxtun, and Holyoke
243 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TODAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Light mixed precipitation this morning. Heavy snow
possible later this evening through Saturday. Additional snow
accumulations less than one inch this morning and ice
accumulations of a light glaze. Total snow accumulations of 2 to
4 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Holyoke, Julesburg, Sterling and Akron.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until noon MST today.
For the Winter Storm Watch, from this evening through Saturday
afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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WWUS45 KBOU 220413
WSWBOU

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
913 PM MST Thu Feb 21 2019

...SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
MORNING... ...POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS OVER THE
EASTERN PLAINS LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...

.The next winter storm will bring snow to the mountains of
Colorado tonight through Friday evening. Southerly flow will focus
heavier amounts over the mountains along and south of I-70
corridor before flow aloft turns northwesterly Friday evening,
bringing more steady orographic snow expected to favor western
slopes.

Across the northeast plains, moist east flow will bring snow
flurries, freezing drizzle and fog from midnight to late
morning on Friday. Travel conditions along I-76 and the adjacent
plains will be hazardous Friday morning. Banded and possibly
heavier snow will push east Friday evening across the plains into
Saturday morning, with 2 to 6 inches of snow possible along with
strong northwest winds up to 50 mph creating visibility issues in
blowing snow.

COZ048>051-221215-


Sterling-Akron-Julesburg-Holyoke-
Including the cities of Crook, Merino, Sterling, Peetz, Akron,
Cope, Last Chance, Otis, Julesburg, Ovid, Sedgwick, Amherst,
Haxtun, and Holyoke
913 PM MST Thu Feb 21 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Mixed freezing drizzle and snow tonight through Friday
morning. Heavy snow possible Friday night. Total snow
accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations less
than one tenth of an inch expected through Friday morning.
Snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches possible Friday night.
Winds could gust as high as 50 mph Friday night.

* WHERE...Sterling, Akron, Julesburg and Holyoke.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from midnight tonight
to noon MST Friday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Friday
evening through Saturday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and freezing
drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and
limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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WWUS45 KBOU 212217
WSWBOU

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver CO
317 PM MST Thu Feb 21 2019

...SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
MORNING...
...POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...

.A system digging into Arizona and New Mexico by Friday will
bring snow to the mountains of Colorado tonight through Friday
evening. Southerly flow will focus heavier amounts over the
mountains along and south of I-70 corridor before flow aloft turns
northwesterly Friday evening, bringing more steady orographic
snow expected to favor western slopes.

Across the northeast plains, moist east flow will bring freezing
drizzle and fog from midnight to noon Friday. Travel conditions
along I-76 and the adjacent plains will be hazardous Friday
morning. Banded and possibly heavier snow will push east Friday
evening across the plains into Saturday morning, with 2 to 6
inches of snow possible along with strong northwest winds up to
50 mph creating visibility issues in blowing snow.

COZ048>051-221200-


Sterling-Akron-Julesburg-Holyoke-
Including the cities of Crook, Merino, Sterling, Peetz, Akron,
Cope, Last Chance, Otis, Julesburg, Ovid, Sedgwick, Amherst,
Haxtun, and Holyoke
317 PM MST Thu Feb 21 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Mixed freezing drizzle and snow tonight through Friday
morning. Heavy snow possible Friday night. Total snow
accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations less than
one tenth of an inch expected through Friday morning. Snow
accumulations of 2 to 6 inches possible Friday night. Winds
could gust as high as 50 mph Friday night.

* WHERE...Sterling, Akron, Julesburg and Holyoke.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from midnight tonight
to noon MST Friday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Friday
evening through Saturday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and freezing
drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and
limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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