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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...
  TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DIMINISH THIS MORNING. SNOW REDEVELOPS
  TONIGHT AND BECOMES HEAVY ON MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE
  TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

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

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO
NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DIMINISH THROUGH TONIGHT.
  SNOW WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 8 TO 14 INCHES MONDAY AND
  MONDAY NIGHT.

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

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ013-311745-
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FLAT TOPS-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO
NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DIMINISH THROUGH TONIGHT.
  SNOW WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

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

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO
NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...
  CARBONDALE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW WILL
  REDEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING WITH AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES MONDAY THROUGH
  TUESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-311745-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TODAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  MORNING. SNOW REDEVELOPS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...BECOMING HEAVY AT
  TIMES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES BY THIS MORNING. AN ADDITIONAL
  5 TO 10 INCHES TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY OVER CERRO
  AND BLUE MESA SUMMITS. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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.

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-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
  STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY.

* TIMING...AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES INTO THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS THEN TAPERS TO FLURRIES BY THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ABOVE 10000
  FEET.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
  OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES INTO MONDAY
  AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW CONTINUES INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES THROUGH THIS MORNING WITH
  AN ADDITIONAL 18 TO 36 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH INTO
  MONDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ020-311745-
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PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...NUCLA.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY AND ALLOW SNOW TO QUICKLY ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS.
  TRAVELLING WILL BE DIFFICULT.

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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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
  MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS AND
  VICINITY.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO MONDAY
  AFTERNOON...WITH LIGHT SNOW INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES ABOVE 6500 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 A MILE AT TIMES IN
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AND HEAVY SNOW RATES
  WILL LEAD TO SNOW ACCUMULATING ON AREA ROADWAYS THIS AFTERNOON
  AND BEYOND. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-311745-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...MONTICELLO AND VICINITY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TODAY. LIGHTER SNOW CONTINUES
  INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 15 TO 25 INCHES TODAY
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ022-029-311745-
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SOUTHEAST UTAH-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN
  HAT.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING WITH LIGHT SNOW CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES MAINLY ABOVE 6500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...RAIN WILL BE MIXED WITH SNOW THIS AFTERNOON BELOW
  6500 FEET...BUT WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 OF MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ006-007-011-311745-
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GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
  PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...DELTA...
  HOTCHKISS... MONTROSE.

* TIMING...A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY
  SUNDAY MIDNIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED EARLY MONDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* SNOW LEVEL...RAIN MAY BE MIXED IN WITH SNOW SUNDAY EVENING
  BELOW 6000 FEET...BUT WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-311745-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO.

* TIMING...SNOW REDEVELOPS TONIGHT AND WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES
  ON MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20 INCHES LATE TONIGHT AND
  MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ027-311745-
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ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
238 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...
  THOMPSON SPRINGS.

* TIMING...A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL BEGIN SUNDAY EVENING...THEN
  CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* SNOW LEVEL...RAIN MAY BE MIXED IN WITH SNOW THIS EVENING BELOW
  6000 FEET...BUT WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY
  NIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING MAY BECOME
  DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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