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
934 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
934 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 50 OVER CERRO AND BLUE MESA SUMMITS.
  BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS 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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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
934 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY
TO 6 PM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
  CHRISTMAS DAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE
  PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS 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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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER
934 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY
TO 6 PM MST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL
  OCCUR CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS ESPECIALLY CO ROUTES 13...40...AND 318. BE
  PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS 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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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...
RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
934 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY
TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70 OVER VAIL PASS...HIGHWAY 550
  OVER RED MOUNTAIN...MOLAS AND COAL BANK PASSES...ALONG HIGHWAY
  145 OVER LIZARD HEAD PASS...AS WELL AS RABBIT EARS AND DOUGLAS
  PASSES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY
  REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR
  TREACHEROUS 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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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
934 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY
TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70. CHAIN LAWS
  WILL LIKELY BE ENFORCED FOR MUCH OF THE STORM ALONG I-70.
  DELAYS WILL ALSO BE LIKELY. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS
  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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