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
454 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017


UTZ023-272200-
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Eastern Uinta Mountains-
454 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 AM MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* TIMING...Light snow or rain/snow mix will begin late this
  morning, changing over to all snow by late this afternoon. Snow
  will continue through early Wednesday morning with periods of
  moderate to heavy snow at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 14 inches with locally higher amounts
  above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 to 9000 feet this afternoon, lowering to around
  6000 to 7000 feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise
  during the afternoons. Significant snow accumulations will be
  mainly above 9000 feet, with lesser amounts below.

* WINDS...Southwest winds 15 to 25 with gusts to 40 mph, switching
  to northwest by this evening.

* VISIBILITY...Lowering to less than 1/2 mile at times in heavier
  snow showers.

* IMPACTS...High elevation roadways will become slick and
  snowpacked. In addition, snow and areas of blowing snow will
  reduce visibility.

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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COZ018-019-272200-
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Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
454 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Telluride, Silverton, and Rico.

* TIMING...Light snow or rain/snow mix will begin this afternoon,
  changing over to all snow by this evening and picking up in
  intensity. Snow will continue through late Wednesday morning
  though there will be lulls along with the moderate to heavy snow
  at times through this event.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 14 inches with locally higher amounts
  above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 to 9000 feet this afternoon, lowering to
  around 6000 to 7000 feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may
  rise during the afternoons. Significant snow accumulations will
  be mainly above 9000 feet, with lesser amounts below.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph this
  afternoon switching to northwest by Tuesday morning

* VISIBILITY...Lowering to less than 1/2 mile at times in heavier
  snow showers.

* IMPACTS...High elevation roadways will become slick and
  snowpacked, especially US-550 over Molas Pass and Red Mountain
  Pass as well as Lizard Head Pass on Hwy 145. In addition, snow
  and areas of blowing snow will reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-272200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0020.170328T0000Z-170329T1500Z/
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
454 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 AM MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...La Sal and Abajo mountains

* TIMING...Light snow or a rain/snow mix will begin this
  afternoon, changing over to all snow by this evening and picking
  up in intensity. Snow will continue through late Wednesday
  morning with lulls along with periods of moderate to heavy snow
  at times through this event.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts
  above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 to 9000 feet this afternoon, lowering to
  around 6000 to 7000 feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise
  during the afternoons. Significant snow accumulations will be
  mainly above 9000 feet, with lesser amounts below.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph this
  afternoon switching to northwest by Tuesday morning.

* VISIBILITY...Lowering to less than 1/2 mile at times in heavier
snow showers.

* IMPACTS...High elevation roadways will become slick and
  snowpacked. In addition, snow and areas of blowing snow will
  reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-010-012-013-272200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0020.170328T0000Z-170329T1800Z/
Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
454 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Taylor Park and Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Light snow or rain/snow mix will begin this late this
  afternoon changing over to all snow by late evening and picking
  up in intensity. Snow will continue through late Wednesday
  morning with lulls along with periods of moderate to heavy snow
  at times during this event.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts
  above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 to 9000 feet this afternoon, lowering to
  around 6000 to 7000 feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise
  during the afternoons. Significant snow accumulations will be
  mainly above 9000 feet, with lesser amounts below.

* WINDS...Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph this
  afternoon switching to northwest by Tuesday morning.

* VISIBILITY...Lowering to less than 1/2 mile at times in heavier
  snow showers.

* IMPACTS...High elevation roadways will become slick and
  snowpacked. In addition, snow and areas of blowing snow will
  reduce visibility.

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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