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Mesoscale Discussion 1910
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1910
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1112 PM CST SAT NOV 15 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...FAR NE NM...SE CO...FAR SW KS

   CONCERNING...HEAVY SNOW 

   VALID 160512Z - 161115Z

   SUMMARY...A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WITH RATES IN EXCESS
   OF 1 INCH PER HOUR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS FAR NE NM...SE
   CO...AND FAR SW KS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.

   DISCUSSION...STRENGTHENING MID-LEVEL FRONTOGENESIS COMBINED WITH
   TOPOGRAPHICALLY-ENHANCED UPSLOPE FLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT
   IS EXPECTED TO INDUCE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
   SNOW FROM FAR NE NM NEWD ACROSS SE CO AND INTO FAR SW KS. SNOWFALL
   RATES WILL LIKELY PEAK BETWEEN 06Z-09Z WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF
   MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW REMAINING UNTIL 12Z. GENERALLY...SNOWFALL
   RATES ARE LIKELY TO STAY AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR DURING THAT TIME
   FRAME WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW FALL EXPECTED ALONG THE FRONT RANGE IN
   S-CNTRL CO WHERE SOME 2 INCH PER HOUR RATES ARE
   POSSIBLE...PREDOMINATELY ABOVE 4000 FT WHERE HEAVY SNOWFALL IS
   ALREADY BEING REPORTED.

   ..MOSIER.. 11/16/2014


   ATTN...WFO...DDC...AMA...PUB...ABQ...

   LAT...LON   37040555 38010507 38340473 38470442 38370333 38240256
               37960115 37550086 37310137 36370494 37040555 

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