Lake County, CO
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Winter Storm Warning
COZ058-060-230230-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0014.141123T0100Z-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
1120 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 5 PM MST MONDAY...

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

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AMPLE MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH A PACIFIC
JET STREAM WILL COMBINE WITH AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE...TO
BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TO THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES TONIGHT...
ESPECIALLY ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE SAWATCH RANGE.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS 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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
COZ059-061-230230-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0031.141123T0100Z-141124T0600Z/
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LEADVILLE...GRANITE
1120 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 PM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11OOO FEET...AND WESTERN CHAFFEE
COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FEET...INCLUDING LEADVILLE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AMPLE MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH A PACIFIC
JET STREAM WILL COMBINE WITH AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE...TO
BRING SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
LOCAL GUSTS TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES ALONG THE
EASTERN SLOPES OF THE SAWATCH RANGE.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND ICY OR SNOW
COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

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