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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 10:51 PM MST on December 21, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight MST
Monday night...

* timing... snow will continue through Monday evening. The
heaviest snow will fall tonight through Monday morning.

* Snow accumulation... 10 to 14 inches.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Impacts... accumulating snow will result in icy and snow packed
roads and highways especially over mountain summits and
Highway 550. The combination of snow... blowing snow and fog
will limit visibility below 1 mile at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





Local Storm Report



12/22/2014 0100 am

Red Mountain Pass, Ouray County.

Heavy snow m10.0 inch, reported by caic.


            Gusts over 100 mph at Eagle... trees blowing down onto
            Highway 550... power lines may be down... rmp being
            closed



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:10 PM MST on December 21, 2014


A moist northwest flow from the Pacific northwest generated areas of
moderate to heavy snow with blowing snow as well. This current
storm started Sunday morning and will continue through Monday
evening. The following are some snowfall estimates from today for
the mountains of eastern Utah and western Colorado as measured from
snotel observation sites. Amounts are as of 6 PM Sunday.

Northeast Utah mountains:
2 to 4 inches.
Southeast Utah mountains:
none.
Northwest Colorado mountains:
elkheads and park range: 8 to 16 inches, 19 at tower.
Flattops: 5 to 10 inches.
Central Colorado mountains:
grand mesa: 2 to 4 inches.
Gore Range and Elk mountains: 2 to 6 inches.
West elks and Sawatch range: 3 to 7 inches.
Southwest Colorado mountains:
uncompaghre plateau: trace amts or none at Columbine Pass.
Northwest san juans: 2 to 4 inches.
Southwest san juans: 3 to 6 inches.


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