Lake County, CO
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ059-221900-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0015.000000T0000Z-141223T0600Z/
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE
349 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

* LOCATION...LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FEET...INCLUDING LEADVILLE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
PERIODS OF HEAVY...BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...9 TO 15 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES...AND ICY...SNOW COVERED
ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
COZ058-060-221900-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0015.000000T0000Z-141223T0600Z/
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
349 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES
ABOVE 11000 FEET...INCLUDING FREMONT...TENNESSEE AND MONARCH
PASSES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
PERIODS OF HEAVY...WIND DRIVEN SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
NORTH OF COTTONWOOD PASS.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE AT
TIMES...DUE TO HEAVY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...POOR
VISIBILITIES...AND ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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