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Colorado, Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 6:40 PM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 11 am Sunday to
11 PM MST Monday...

* 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 to the region Sunday into
Monday evening.

* Snow accumulation... 1 to 2 feet with locally heavier amounts
possible north of Cottonwood Pass.

* Wind... northwest 15 to 30 mph gusting to 40 mph producing blowing
and drifting snow and whiteout conditions at times.

* 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...

Strong winds and reduced visibility are expected due to heavy
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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