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
339 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017


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Eastern Uinta Mountains-
339 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* TIMING...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 feet lowering to around 6000 to 7000 feet by
  Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise during the afternoon.
  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 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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Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
339 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

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

* TIMING...Light snow or rain/snow mix will continue this evening,
  changing to all snow 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.

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

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 feet lowering to around 6000 to 7000 feet by
  Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise during the afternoon.
  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, 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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-280700-
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La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
339 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...La Sal and Abajo mountains

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

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

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 to 9000 feet this evening, lowering to around
  6000 to 7000 feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise
  during the afternoon. 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,
  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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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
339 PM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Taylor Park, Trappers Lake, and the Grand
Mesa.

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

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

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 to 9000 feet, lowering to around 6000 to 7000
  feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise during the
  afternoon. 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, 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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