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Colorado, West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 5:34 PM MST on December 09, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 11, 2016


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday morning...

* timing... snow will increase over the mountains Saturday
   afternoon and continue through Sunday morning. Snow may be
   heavy at times Saturday night.

* Snow accumulations... 10 to 24 inches possible... with the higher
amounts near Rabbit Ears Pass. 4- 10 inches possible over High
Mountain valleys through Summit County.

* Wind/visibility... west winds 20 to 35 mph near and above timberline... with
   gusts to 60 mph or more over the high passes. Visibility will
   be reduced to just a couple hundred feet at times over the
   higher passes... and below one half mile at times in lower
   elevations.

* Impacts... snow and blowing snow will produce hazardous and slow travel
conditions across the mountains by Saturday afternoon. The
worst travel conditions can be expected Saturday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.




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Alabama - Freeze Warning
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Record Report
California - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Freeze Warning
Georgia - Freeze Warning
Idaho - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Indiana - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Winter Weather Advisory
Kentucky - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Freeze Warning
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory
Mississippi - Freeze Warning
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory
Ohio - Lake Effect Snow Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Lake Effect Snow Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Special Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Statement , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Utah - Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning
Virginia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Ice Storm Warning
West Virginia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report

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