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
1124 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

COZ019-130700-
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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1124 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 PM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA THIS
  AFTERNOON...INCREASING IN INTENSITY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  WHEN THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED. SHOWERS WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 2 FEET IN SOME AREAS ABOVE
  9000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH
  PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-130700-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1124 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST FRIDAY ABOVE
7500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 7500 FEET FOR SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...ONGOING SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH
  PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0007.170112T1824Z-170113T0600Z/
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
1124 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...VERNAL...BALLARD.

* TIMING...ONGOING SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON AS A SNOW BAND DEVELOPS BEFORE TAPERING OFF THIS
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...VARIABLE WITH GUSTS UP TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW UNDER BANDING WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND PERIODS OF REDUCED 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.

&&

$$

UTZ025-130700-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0007.170112T1824Z-170113T2100Z/
TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
1124 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...ONGOING LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL PICK UP IN
  INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH
  PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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-FLAT TOPS-
1124 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
2 PM MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 PM MST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...
  HAHNS PEAK...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH
  PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-017-018-130700-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1124 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 PM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...TELLURIDE...OURAY...
  LAKE CITY.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SATURDAY. THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL
  FALL AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH
  PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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