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
634 AM MDT Sun Mar 26 2017

COZ018-019-261500-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-170326T1500Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
634 AM MDT Sun Mar 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT THIS
MORNING ABOVE 9500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Lizard Head Pass, Molas Pass, and Red
  Mountain Pass.

* TIMING...Snow will decrease for most areas this morning, but
  will linger over the southern Uncompahgre Plateau and Gorge on
  the northwest side of the San Juan`s through midmorning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...An additional 1 to 2 inches, mainly above
  9500 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...Near 7000 feet.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Lowering to less than 1 mile during periods of
  blowing snow and heaviest snow showers.

* IMPACTS...High elevation roadways will be slick and snowpacked,
  especially US-550 over Molas Pass and Red Mountain Pass as well
  as Highway 145 over Lizard Head Pass. 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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