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
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...DANGEROUS CONDITIONS IN THE HIGH COUNTRY TODAY...

.STRONG WINDS THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
HOURS AS MOUNTAIN WIND GUSTS EXCEED 75 MPH. WIDESPREAD BLOWING
AND DRIFTING SNOW AND DOWNED TREES WILL MAKE TRAVEL EXTREMELY
HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

COZ002-222115-
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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WARNING.

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES...WILL
CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON. WHILE LOCALLY HEAVIER SNOW IS POSSIBLE
FROM THE SHOWERS...WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE NO
LONGER EXPECTED...AND THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELED.
GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE.

$$

COZ007-222115-
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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WARNING.

SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WHILE LOCALLY HEAVIER SNOW IS
POSSIBLE FROM THE SHOWERS...WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED...AND THE WINTER STORM
WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELED. GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE.


$$

COZ018-230415-
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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT
ABOVE 8000 FEET...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW WILL FALL THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 75 MPH ABOVE 8000
  FEET. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW
  AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.

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 BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

COZ003-230415-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT
ABOVE 8000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH ABOVE
  8000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW
  AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES
  INCLUDING DOUGLAS PASS.

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.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

COZ017-019-230415-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...SILVERTON...
RICO...HESPERUS
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT
ABOVE 8000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 80 MPH ABOVE 8000
  FEET. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW
  AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

UTZ023-230415-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT
ABOVE 8000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON WITH
  OCCASIONAL LULLS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 80 MPH ABOVE
  8000 FEET. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW
  AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

COZ004-013-230415-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...18 TO 24 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING RABBIT EARS PASS. THE COMBINATION
  OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE IN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ005-230100-
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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT
  TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-230415-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY...HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH OVER CERRO
  AND BLUE MESA SUMMITS.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND
  FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-012-230415-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...18 TO 24 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-230100-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKYWAY
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY. THE FOCUS FOR THE
  GREATEST SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL GENERALLY BE EAST OF HIGHWAY
  65.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ008-230100-
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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
110 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH
  OCCASIONAL LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY. RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX MAY
  OCCUR AT TIMES WEST OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE AT TIMES.

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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