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
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

COZ012-018-019-282100-
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West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Northwest San Juan Mountains-
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

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

* Timing...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
  this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 to 20 inches with locally higher
  amounts along southwest facing slopes above 10000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 40 mph above
  9500 feet. Winds gradually turn westerly then northwest and
  decrease this afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Less than 1/2 mile at times 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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COZ022-023-282100-
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Animas River Basin-San Juan River Basin-
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* TIMING...Period of snow, mixed with rain at times, will continue
  through this afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches.

* 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...Heavy snow will make travelling difficult at times
  across the area.

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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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

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

* Timing...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
  this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts
  along southwest facing slopes.

* WINDS...Southwest to 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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COZ004-013-281900-
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Elkhead and Park Mountains-Flat Tops-
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TODAY...

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

* TIMING...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
  this morning.

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

* WINDS...West to northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

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

* IMPACTS...Moderate to 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 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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COZ020-021-282100-
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Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* Timing...Snow, heavy at times, will continue through this
  afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches. Heavier amounts are
  possible at higher locations in Mesa Verde National Park.

* 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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COZ014-282100-
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Upper Gunnison River Valley-
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Gunnison and Cimarron.

* Timing...Snow showers will continue through this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches with amounts up to 10 inches
  expected near Blue Mesa and Cerro Summits.

* WINDS...West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 40 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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COZ003-UTZ025-281900-
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Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Tavaputs Plateau-
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TODAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Rio Blanco.

* Timing...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue though
  this morning.

* 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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COZ002-005-281600-
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Central Yampa River Basin-Upper Yampa River Basin-
324 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Craig, Hayden, Meeker, and Steamboat
  Springs.

* Timing...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
  this morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches with local amounts up to 10
  inches south and west of Craig.

* WINDS...West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

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

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