CHAFFEE County, Colorado
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ058-060-241315-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0014.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE
1004 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE...THE WESTERN MOSQUITO
RANGE...AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH A PACIFIC JET
STREAM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING ROUNDS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES
TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS THROUGH MONDAY. SNOWFALL WILL BE
LIGHT TO MODERATE OVERNIGHT...THEN ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE
TO HEAVY SNOW WILL MOVE IN DURING THE DAY MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 20
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON NORTHWEST FACING
SLOPES.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
RESULTING IN POOR VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS OVER TENNESSEE...FREMONT AND
MONARCH PASSES DUE TO A COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...
POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR 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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