Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
600 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

COZ001-021-UTZ022-027-029-240100-
/O.CAN.KGJT.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160424T0300Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
SOUTHEAST UTAH-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
600 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

...PORTIONS OF THE WIND ADVISORY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
WIND ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEAST UTAH...SOUTHWEST COLORADO AND EXTREME
NORTHWEST COLORADO. IN THESE AREAS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WAS
RELAXING IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT WHICH PASSED THROUGH THE
AREA THIS AFTERNOON. AS A RESULT...WINDS...THOUGH STILL BREEZY IN
SOME AREAS...HAD DECREASED BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS AND ARE EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AS THE NIGHT PROGRESSES.

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COZ002-006-007-011-020-240300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160424T0300Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER...
GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...PALISADE...DE BEQUE...NEW CASTLE...
MESA...PARACHUTE...RIFLE...SILT...MONTROSE...HOTCHKISS...DELTA...
GATEWAY...NUCLA
600 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...STRONG WEST WINDS WILL PERSIST EARLY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT TO HAZARDOUS FOR HIGH
  PROFILE AND LIGHT VEHICLES...ESPECIALLY ON EAST-WEST ORIENTED
  ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION...TRASH CANS...LAWN FURNITURE...AND
  OTHER LOOSE OR LIGHTWEIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS MAY BE BE DISPLACED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT A SIGNIFICANT WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

PEOPLE...ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES... HEART
DISEASE...THE ELDERLY...AND CHILDREN ARE RECOMMENDED TO STAY
INDOORS AND AVOID PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXERCISE OR HEAVY EXERTION
DUE TO WIND-BLOWN DUST.

&&

$$



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