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Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1049 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

COZ068-181400-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0005.180219T0600Z-180220T1200Z/
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
1049 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SUNDAY TO
5 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 9 to 13 inches, with localized amounts up to
  19 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet.

* WHEN...From 11 PM Sunday to 5 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Winds
  gusting as high as 55 mph will cause areas of blowing and
  drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero
  could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30
  minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
954 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

COZ018-019-181300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0006.180219T0000Z-180220T1500Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
Rico, and Hesperus
954 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 18 inches,
   with localized amounts up to 24 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Northwest San Juan Mountains and Southwest San Juan
  Mountains.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
  cause widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep
an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$


High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1050 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

COZ072>075-078>082-084-085-087-181400-
/O.CON.KPUB.HW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180218T1900Z/
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
INCLUDING La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Silver Cliff, Westcliffe, Rye,
Woodland Park, Pikes Peak, Black Forest, Colorado Springs,
Peterson AFB, and Walsenburg
1050 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the Wet Mountains
  and Wet Mountain Valley, Teller County and the Rampart Range,
  and portions of Huerfano and El Paso counties along and west
  of I-25.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong jet will move across the area
  tonight with damaging downslope winds expected to develop
  towards midnight and continue through Sunday morning.

* WIND...West winds over the mountains 30 to 40 mph with gusts
  up to 80 mph, while lower elevation areas see west winds 25 to
  35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* IMPACT...Strong winds will cause hazardous driving conditions
  along portions of the Interstate 25 corridor. Minor property
  damage will also be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1046 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 10 AM until 6 PM Sunday
for gusty winds, low humidity values and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 222...and 225 through 237...which includes the lower
east facing slopes of the Wets and Sangre De Cristo Mountains,
Fremont county, all of the southeast plains...

COZ222-225>237-182200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0005.180218T1700Z-180219T0100Z/
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
Crowley County Including Ordway-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
1046 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM MST
SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...229...230...231...232...233...234...
235...236 AND 237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222...225...226...227...
  228...229...230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing...Late Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon.

* Relative Humidity...10-15 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth and spread of fires.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
349 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

OKZ002-TXZ001-002-006-181000-
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0006.180218T1800Z-180219T0100Z/
Texas-Dallam-Sherman-Hartley-
349 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CST SUNDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHWESTERN PARTS OF
THE FORECAST AREA...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon to 7 PM CST Sunday.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Texas County. In
  Texas...Dallam...Sherman and Hartley Counties.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 25 to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.

* Timing...Winds will begin to pick up in the early afternoon,
  and will continue until just after sunset.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will
create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and sparks.

&&

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
349 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

OKZ001-181000-
/O.UPG.KAMA.FW.A.0006.180218T1900Z-180219T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.W.0006.180218T1800Z-180219T0100Z/
Cimarron-
349 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CST SUNDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHWESTERN PARTS OF
THE FORECAST AREA...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon to 7 PM CST Sunday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

* Timing...Winds will begin to pick up in the early afternoon,
  and will continue until just after sunset.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will
create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and sparks.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
159 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

......RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHEAST PLAINS FROM
NOON TO 4 PM MST SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WELL ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES.....

.As a cold upper level trough drops south into CA and Nevada on
Sunday, increasing southwest winds aloft will result in a lee
side surface low over eastern CO and increasing southwest winds
across the northeast plains. Critical fire weather conditions are
likely for the northeast plains Sunday afternoon.

NMZ104-181400-
/O.UPG.KABQ.FW.A.0007.180218T1900Z-180218T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KABQ.FW.W.0009.180218T1900Z-180218T2300Z/
Northeast Plains-
159 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 4 PM MST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from noon to 4 PM MST Sunday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AREA AND TIMING...Northeast plains Sunday afternoon.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...13 to 18 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1049 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

COZ067-181400-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0011.180219T0600Z-180220T1200Z/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-
1049 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SUNDAY TO
5 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 10 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains
  Below 10000 Feet.

* WHEN...From 11 PM Sunday to 5 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Tree
  branches could fall. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
928 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...STRONG WINDS OVER THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS, NORTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS LATER TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.A strengthening storm to our northwest will increase winds aloft
while surface low pressure intensifies over northeast New Mexico.
This will result in strong west to southwest winds, developing
late tonight over the Sangre de Cristo mountains, and by early
Sunday afternoon over the Northeast New Mexico and the Central
Highlands.

NMZ513>515-527-181200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0010.180218T0700Z-180219T0100Z/
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
928 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* WINDS...West to Southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will strengthen by midnight, then remain strong
  for most of the day Sunday before diminishing late in the
  afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in blowing snow.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution. This is
  especially true for sudden cross winds, including U.S. Highway
  64 between Eagle Nest and Angel Fire, and State Road 38 between
  Red River and Eagle Nest.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
928 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...STRONG WINDS OVER THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS, NORTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS LATER TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.A strengthening storm to our northwest will increase winds aloft
while surface low pressure intensifies over northeast New Mexico.
This will result in strong west to southwest winds, developing
late tonight over the Sangre de Cristo mountains, and by early
Sunday afternoon over the Northeast New Mexico and the Central
Highlands.

NMZ523-528>534-181200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0010.180218T1900Z-180219T0100Z/
Central Highlands-Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-
Union County-Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-
Guadalupe County-Quay County-
928 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...Northeast New Mexico as well as the Central
  Highlands.

* WINDS...West to Southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts of 50 to 55
  mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase Sunday morning, reaching peak
  speeds during the early to late afternoon hours before
  diminishing early Sunday evening.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced to 3 to 5 miles in blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
  high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
  especially with cross winds. This includes U.S. Highway 84,
  State Roads 104 and 39, and portions of Interstate 25 from the
  Las Vegas area to Raton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
525 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Very strong southwest winds for Northern Arizona Sunday
through Monday...

.A powerful cold front will bring very strong winds to northern
Arizona from Sunday through Monday. Southwest winds gusts from
40 to 50 mph will develop Sunday afternoon. Wind gusts to
continue Sunday night in the favored downslope wind areas from
the House Rock Valley through Doney Park to Springerville.

Faster sustained winds and gusts (to 60 mph) are expected Monday
when the cold front crosses the area, especially across the
northeast quarter of Arizona. Monitor the latest forecasts before
travel.

AZZ005-009>014-039-040-181200-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WI.Y.0005.180218T2100Z-180219T1400Z/
/O.CON.KFGZ.HW.A.0001.180219T1400Z-180220T0000Z/
Marble and Glen Canyons-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward-Chinle Valley-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County-Black Mesa Area-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264-
Including the cities of Page, Lees Ferry, Keams Canyon, Kaibito,
Canyon De Chelly, Chinle, Kayenta, Window Rock, Ganado,
Wupatki N.M, .Tuba City, Winslow, Holbrook, Snowflake, St. Johns,
Springerville, Navajo N.M., Dilkon, and Kykotsmovi
525 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SUNDAY TO 7 AM MST
MONDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Sunday afternoon through Monday afternoon.

* WINDS...Southwest sustained 20 to 30 mph gusts to 45 mph
  through Sunday night. On Monday southwest 30 to 45 mph with
  gusts to 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
  especially for high profile vehicles. Consider securing loose
  belongings on your property.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph...or
gusts from 40 to 57 mph are expected.

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event with sustained winds greater than 40 mph...or
gusts greater than 58 mph. Additional weather information is on
the web at www.weather.gov/flagstaff.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
525 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Very strong southwest winds for Northern Arizona Sunday
through Monday...

.A powerful cold front will bring very strong winds to northern
Arizona from Sunday through Monday. Southwest winds gusts from
40 to 50 mph will develop Sunday afternoon. Wind gusts to
continue Sunday night in the favored downslope wind areas from
the House Rock Valley through Doney Park to Springerville.

Faster sustained winds and gusts (to 60 mph) are expected Monday
when the cold front crosses the area, especially across the
northeast quarter of Arizona. Monitor the latest forecasts before
travel.

AZZ004-006>008-015>017-181200-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WI.Y.0005.180218T2100Z-180219T1400Z/
Kaibab Plateau-Grand Canyon Country-Coconino Plateau-
Yavapai County Mountains-Western Mogollon Rim-
Eastern Mogollon Rim-White Mountains-
Including the cities of Jacob Lake, Fredonia,
Grand Canyon Village, Supai, North Rim, Valle, Prescott,
Seligman, Ash Fork, Flagstaff, Williams, Munds Park, Heber,
Happy Jack, Forest Lakes, Show Low, Greer, and Pinetop
525 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SUNDAY TO 7 AM MST
MONDAY...

* TIMING...Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.

* WINDS...Southwest sustained 20 to 30 mph gusts to 45 mph
  through Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
  especially for high profile vehicles. Consider securing loose
  belongings on your property.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph...or
gusts from 40 to 57 mph are expected. Additional weather
information is on the web at www.weather.gov/flagstaff.

&&

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
838 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

AZZ016-017-181400-
/O.EXT.KFGZ.WS.A.0001.180219T0700Z-180220T1200Z/
Eastern Mogollon Rim-White Mountains-
Including the cities of Happy Jack, Show Low, and Greer
838 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT ABOVE 6500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during commutes on Monday. Damage to trees and power
  lines is possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 7 inches,
  with localized amounts 10 to 14 inches at highest elevations,
  are possible.

* WHERE...Eastern Mogollon Rim and White Mountains.

* WHEN...From late Sunday night through late Monday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Southwest wind sustained from 20 to 35 mph
  with gusts from 45 to 55 mph are expected to cause significant
  visibility reductions due to blowing and drifting snow.

  Snow forecast from midnight Monday to 5 AM Tuesday:

         Alpine  2 to 4  INCHES    Forest Lakes  7 to 11 INCHES
Heber-Overgaard  2 to 4  INCHES  Pinetop-Lkside  4 to 8  INCHES
       Show Low  3 to 5  INCHES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
241 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL COMING TO THE TUSAS MOUNTAINS AND
SURROUNDING HIGHLANDS SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.Moist southwest flow will result in snow showers developing
across the northwest mountains near Chama beginning Sunday night.
Good chances for snow will then increase Monday into Monday night
in advance of a strong cold front, forecast to push through
Tuesday. Strong winds accompanying the system will create areas of
blowing and drifting snow as well as reduced visibilities.

NMZ510-181100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.A.0004.180219T0600Z-180220T1200Z/
San Juan Mountains-
241 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow possible. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, except over 10 inches are
  possible above 9000 feet.

* WHERE...Tusas Mountains, otherwise known as the San Juan
  Mountains.

* WHEN...From Sunday evening through late Monday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Tree
  branches could fall. Significant reductions in visibility are
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
525 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Very strong southwest winds for Northern Arizona Sunday
through Monday...

.A powerful cold front will bring very strong winds to northern
Arizona from Sunday through Monday. Southwest winds gusts from
40 to 50 mph will develop Sunday afternoon. Wind gusts to
continue Sunday night in the favored downslope wind areas from
the House Rock Valley through Doney Park to Springerville.

Faster sustained winds and gusts (to 60 mph) are expected Monday
when the cold front crosses the area, especially across the
northeast quarter of Arizona. Monitor the latest forecasts before
travel.

AZZ005-009>014-039-040-181200-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WI.Y.0005.180218T2100Z-180219T1400Z/
/O.CON.KFGZ.HW.A.0001.180219T1400Z-180220T0000Z/
Marble and Glen Canyons-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward-Chinle Valley-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County-Black Mesa Area-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264-
Including the cities of Page, Lees Ferry, Keams Canyon, Kaibito,
Canyon De Chelly, Chinle, Kayenta, Window Rock, Ganado,
Wupatki N.M, .Tuba City, Winslow, Holbrook, Snowflake, St. Johns,
Springerville, Navajo N.M., Dilkon, and Kykotsmovi
525 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SUNDAY TO 7 AM MST
MONDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Sunday afternoon through Monday afternoon.

* WINDS...Southwest sustained 20 to 30 mph gusts to 45 mph
  through Sunday night. On Monday southwest 30 to 45 mph with
  gusts to 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
  especially for high profile vehicles. Consider securing loose
  belongings on your property.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph...or
gusts from 40 to 57 mph are expected.

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event with sustained winds greater than 40 mph...or
gusts greater than 58 mph. Additional weather information is on
the web at www.weather.gov/flagstaff.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
349 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

OKZ003-TXZ003>005-007-011-181000-
/O.NEW.KAMA.FW.A.0007.180218T1800Z-180219T0100Z/
Beaver-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-Moore-Oldham-
349 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
PARTS OF THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for strong winds and low relative humidity, which
is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Beaver County. In
  Texas...Hansford... Ochiltree...Lipscomb...Moore and Oldham
  Counties.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 25 to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent.

* Timing...Winds will begin to pick up in the early afternoon,
  and will continue until just after sunset.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that the potential for critical fire
weather conditions exists. Listen for later forecasts and
possible red flag warnings.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
www.weather.gov/ama


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
446 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

COZ058>089-093>099-190000-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
446 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Strong and damaging downslope winds are expected to develop over
and along with lee slopes of Sangre de Cristo and Wet Mountains,
and the Rampart Range, later tonight and into Sunday morning.
Westerly winds over the high elevations could see gusts up to 80
mph, while winds along the lee slopes generally west of Interstate
25, could see gusts up to 65 mph.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Critical fire weather conditions are expected to occur from late
Sunday morning into Sunday afternoon across all of the southeast
plains and Fremont county. Near critical fire weather conditions
will be possible once again on Monday, mainly across the Southern
I-25 Corridor into southern portions of Baca County.

Heavy snow and blowing snow will affect the mountains from Sunday
night into Tuesday. The heaviest snow will occur across the
Southwest Mountains, with 8 to 14 inches expected for the Eastern
San Juan Mountains, along with localized amounts up to 20 inches
in favored southwest facing slopes. The lower Rio Grande Valley
will see snowfall of 3 to 6 inches, with the La Garita Mountains,
the Eastern Sawatch Mountains and the Mosquito Range seeing snowfall
of 4 to 9 inches, with local amounts up to a foot. In addition to
the snow, gusty west to southwest winds up to 50 mph will create
difficult travel conditions across the higher mountain passes
Monday and Monday night, in blowing and drifting snow.

Further east, strong and damaging downslope winds will be possible
across the Southern Mountains Sunday night into early Monday
morning, with snow spreading across the high mountain valleys
through the Eastern Mountains and Plains Monday night and
Tuesday. Snow accumulations across the these areas is expected to
be light.

Another Pacific storm will affect the region late in the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters is
expected tonight over the higher elevations and lee slopes west
of Interstate 25.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
456 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-181200-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
456 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few snow showers will persist over the divide area of the northern
mountains this morning with only very light accumulations
expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A winter storm is organizing upstream near the Pacific Northwest
and will arrive to portions of the eastern Utah and western
Colorado high country as early as Sunday afternoon. Winds over 40
mph and periods of moderate to heavy snow in the high country
Sunday night through early Tuesday is likely to bring difficult
travel conditions. Winter storm watches are in effect for many
mountain areas during this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
445 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

NMZ402-403-408-414-416-181245-
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
445 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico and southwest New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Dense patchy fog this morning, making driving hazardous due to
poor visibilities.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Showers are possible Sunday night through Monday night, with rain
possibly changing to snow above 6500 ft. Gusty winds developing
Sunday and Monday afternoons.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
445 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

NMZ401-404>407-409>413-417-TXZ418>424-181245-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-
Lowlands of the Bootheel-Uplands of the Bootheel-
Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
445 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Dense fog patchy fog this morning may make driving conditions
hazardous due to poor visibilities.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Gusty winds Sunday afternoon, and especially Monday afternoon,
could produce local blowing dust and hazardous driving conditions.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hefner

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
445 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

NMZ415-181245-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
445 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Travel may be hazardous this morning as some roads, especially
above 8500 ft, will remain snow/ice covered until this afternoon.
Dense patchy fog is also likely this morning, reducing
visibilities to near zero.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Some light snow is possible Sunday night and Monday. Gusty
afternoon winds Sunday and especially Monday, could make driving
hazardous due to strong cross winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
318 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

NMZ501>540-181200-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
318 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Very windy conditions may develop over the northern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains late tonight and spread down the east slopes near the
Colorado border. A Wind Advisory may be required.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for the northeast plains Sunday
afternoon due to dry and windy conditions forecast to develop. Windy
to very windy conditions Sunday afternoon may also require Wind
Advisories to be issued for portions of east central and northeast
New Mexico.

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the Northwest Mountains
beginning Sunday night and continuing into early Tuesday morning,
when several rounds of heavy snow are possible.

Very windy conditions are forecast to develop Monday in advance of a
potent cold front. Wind Advisories and even a few High Wind Warnings
will likely be required for Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts through the
National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq
or by calling 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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