Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
500 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

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Animas River Basin-San Juan River Basin-
500 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM
MST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from 6 PM
this evening to 5 PM MST Tuesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no
longer in effect.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio, and Pagosa
  Springs.

* TIMING...Scattered snow showers and rain and snow mixed are
  expected this afternoon, transitioning to heavy wet snow this
  evening then continue through noon Tuesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches possible.

* WINDS...Southwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than one mile at times in moderate to heavy snow.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
  may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
  snow on tree limbs and power lines.

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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West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Northwest San Juan Mountains-
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
500 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TUESDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble,
  Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus.

* Timing...Snow is expected to start over the higher peaks this
  morning, becoming widespread and lowering in elevation
  throughout the day. Snow, heavy at times, will then continue
  into Tuesday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 to 18 inches.

* WINDS...Southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph
  above 9500 feet today through Tuesday morning. Winds gradually
  turn westerly then northwest and decrease Tuesday afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Less than one half mile in moderate to heavy snow
  and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
  and/or snowpacked at times.

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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COZ014-272100-
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Upper Gunnison River Valley-
500 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 PM MST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for heavy snow, which is in effect from 6
PM this evening to 11 PM MST Tuesday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Gunnison and Cimarron.

* Timing...Snow is expected to start about sunset and continue
  overnight and Tuesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches with high amounts possible.

* WINDS...West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

&&

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Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-
500 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 PM MST TUESDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory above 6000 feet for heavy snow, which is
in effect from 6 PM this evening to 5 PM MST Tuesday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Cortez, Dove Creek, and Mancos.

* Timing...Scattered showers today will become widespread late
  this afternoon and this evening, continuing overnight. Snow,
  heavy at times, will continue into Tuesday night.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 to 6 inches above 6000 feet.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

&&

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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
500 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TUESDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Ridgway, Glade Park,
   and Monticello.

* Timing...Snow is expected to start over the higher peaks this
  morning, becoming widespread and lowering in elevation
  throughout the day. Snow, heavy at times, will then continue
  into Tuesday night.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
  and/or snowpacked at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

&&

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Elkhead and Park Mountains-Flat Tops-
500 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Buford,
  and Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Snow will begin this afternoon. Snow accumulations will
  be greatest this evening when a heavy band of snow is expected
  to pass through the area.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph becoming northwest this evening. Gusts
  up to 50 mph are possible.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
  and/or snowpacked at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

&&

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Eastern Uinta Mountains-
500 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Manila and Dutch John.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin this morning on the southwest
  facing slopes of the eastern Uintas. North facing slopes become
  favored Monday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches.

* WINDS...Southwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph becoming
  northwest Monday evening.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
  and/or snowpacked at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

&&

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