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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:13 AM MST on November 24, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EST on November 24, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST this
afternoon...

* timing... heavy snowfall at times this morning... then light to
moderate snowfall this afternoon.

* Snow accumulations... additional amounts will range from 3 to 6
inches by late afternoon.

* Wind/visibility... west to northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with
gusts in excess of 50 mph above timberline. Visibilities may
fall to less than a few hundred feet during periods of
heaviest snowfall and blowing snow. Brief whiteout conditions
will be possible in open areas.

* Impacts... expect slow travel and possible Road closures in the
high country due to hazardous winter weather conditions.
Roadways most likely impacted include I-70 from near Georgetown
through Summit County over Loveland Pass and around the
eisenhower Tunnel... Hoosier Pass south of Breckenridge... U.S.
Highway 40 over Berthoud and Rabbit Ears passes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.




Local Storm Report



11/23/2014 1000 am

1 miles WNW of Loveland pasfeather lker park, Clear Creek County.

Heavy snow m7.0 inch, reported by mesonet.





11/23/2014 1000 AM

5 miles WSW of GUANELLA PASELAND PASFEATHER LKER
, Clear Creek County.

SNOW M2.0 INCH, reported by MESONET.




11/23/2014 1000 am

6 miles NW of Silverthorne, Summit County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by mesonet.





11/23/2014 0801 am

1 miles se of Breckenridge, Summit County.

Snow m4.9 inch, reported by trained spotter.





11/23/2014 0800 am

Georgetown, Clear Creek County.

Snow m0.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.





11/23/2014 0801 am

1 miles se of Breckenridge, Summit County.

Snow m4.9 inch, reported by trained spotter.





11/23/2014 0800 am

Georgetown, Clear Creek County.

Snow m0.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.





11/23/2014 0801 am

1 miles se of Breckenridge, Summit County.

Snow m4.9 inch, reported by trained spotter.





11/23/2014 0800 am

Georgetown, Clear Creek County.

Snow m0.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.





11/23/2014 0800 am

Georgetown, Clear Creek County.

Snow m0.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:59 AM MST on November 24, 2014


... Today in Metro Denver weather history...

21-25 in 1952... snowfall of 6.2 inches was measured at Stapleton
        Airport where northeast winds gusted to 17 mph on the
        21st.
23-24 in 1992... a pre-Thanksgiving blizzard belted Metro Denver.
        Gusty north to northeast winds at 30 to 40 mph caused
        near-whiteout conditions as visibilities were often below
        1/4 mile. The strong winds drove snow into drifts of more
        than 4 feet. Hundreds of Holiday travelers were stranded
        when airlines canceled flights at Stapleton International
        Airport where snowfall totaled 7.6 inches and north winds
        gusted to 37 mph. Blizzard conditions began around mid-
        morning on the 23rd and ended by mid-afternoon... but heavy
        snow fell through the night. Snowfall totaled: 12 inches
        at Conifer... Morrison... and wheat ridge; 19 inches at
        littleton; 16 inches at Castle rock; 9 inches in brighton;
        8 inches in aurora; and 6 inches in Parker.
      In 1993... a moist upper level disturbance dumped heavy snow
        over most of Colorado. Snowfall amounts averaged 5 to 8
        inches across Metro Denver. Snowfall totaled 4.6 inches
        at Stapleton International Airport where northeast winds
        gusted to only 20 mph on the 23rd. The very cold air
        mass caused the temperature to dip to a record low of 8
        degrees below zero on the 24th. The temperature that day
        climbed to only 9 degrees... also setting a record low
        maximum for the date.
24 in 1915... Chinook winds from the southwest sustained to 40 mph
        with gusts to 46 mph warmed the temperature to a high of
        61 degrees. It was windy most of the day.
      In 1949... the low temperature dipped to 56 degrees... the
        all-time record highest minimum temperature ever recorded
        during the month of November.
      In 1960... violent wind gusts caused some damage in Boulder.
        West winds gusted to only 22 mph at Stapleton Airport.
      In 1980... a snow storm brought 3 to 6 inches of snow across
        Metro Denver. At Stapleton International Airport... only
        2.1 inches of snow fell.
      In 1989... high winds were recorded in Boulder with a gust to
        64 mph. West winds gusted to only 24 mph at Stapleton
        International Airport.
24-25 in 1908... heavy snowfall totaled 7.0 inches over downtown
        Denver overnight. North winds were sustained to 15 mph.
      In 1930 strong winds raked the Front Range eastern foothills.
        Winds gusted to 40 mph at Valmont just east of Boulder
        where minor damage occurred.
      In 1970... strong Chinook winds warmed Boulder. At the
        National center for atmospheric research in Boulder... wind
        gusts reached 97 mph... while in downtown Boulder winds peaked
        to 69 mph. Some minor damage occurred. Northwest winds
        gusted to 39 mph at Stapleton International Airport... and the
        high temperature warmed to 76 degrees on the 25th... setting a
        new record maximum for the date.


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