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
326 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

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West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Northwest San Juan Mountains-
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
326 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST TUESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow, which is in
effect from 6 AM Monday to midnight MST Tuesday night. The Winter
Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Silverton...Telluride...Rico...Dallas
  Divide...Crested Butte...Taylor Park.

* Timing...Snow is expected to start over the higher peaks prior
  to sunrise on Monday and become widespread and lower 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 Monday 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 quickly create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy to
  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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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
326 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST TUESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in
effect from 6 AM Monday to midnight MST Tuesday night. The Winter
Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Skyway...Aspen

* Timing...Snow is expected to start over the higher peaks Monday
  morning and become widespread and lower in elevation throughout
  the day. Snow...heavy at times...will continue through 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 quickly create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy to
  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-
326 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in
effect from 2 PM Monday to 5 AM MST Tuesday.

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

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

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

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph becoming northwest Monday 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 quickly create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy to
  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-
326 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MST
MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from noon to
9 PM MST Monday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Dutch John.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin on the southwest facing slopes
of the eastern Uintas around noon on Monday...then favor the
north facing slopes of the Uintas 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 quickly create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy to
  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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Animas River Basin-San Juan River Basin-
326 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Watch, which is in effect from Monday evening
through Tuesday afternoon.

* LOCATIONS
  INCLUDE...Durango...Rockwood...Bayfield...Ignacio...Arboles...and
  Pagosa Springs.

* TIMING...Some snow showers are possible Monday afternoon...but
  the threat of heavy wet snow is expected to occur Monday
  evening 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 a mile at times in moderate to heavy
  snow.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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