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Posted on: February 8, 2013

[ARCHIVED] WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST MONDAY

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL...WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY
SATURDAY. BY SUNDAY...THERE WILL BE LULLS IN ACTIVITY WITH
PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL STILL POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...A FOOT OF NEW SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH...GUSTING TO 35 MPH OVER THE
HIGHER PEAKS THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20
MPH BY MIDDAY SATURDAY.

* VISIBILITY...AT TIMES...LESS THAN 1/2 MILE IN HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...ROADS THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS WILL BECOME ICY AND
SNOWPACKED WITH SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW CAUSING REDUCED
VISIBILITY.

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.

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