Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

COZ018-019-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150303T0300Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING AND THEN LATE SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  EXPECTED FROM SILVERTON SOUTHEAST TO THE NEW MEXICO BORDER.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AT TIMES.
  AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AT TIMES.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ022-023-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150303T0300Z/
ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING...THOUGH THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY WITH
  LITTLE OR JUST LIGHT SNOWFALL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
  AFTERNOONS BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ON MONDAY.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-013-UTZ025-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1600Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-FLATTOPS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. LIGHTER SNOW IS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET BY WEDNESDAY. HEAVIEST SNOW ON
  SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AT TIMES.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND INTO WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ021-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150303T0300Z/
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING...THOUGH THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY WITH
  LITTLE NO SNOWFALL. THE BEST PERIOD FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
  WILL BE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 ADDITIONAL INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...ACCUMULATING MOSTLY IN DURING THE
  OVERNIGHT AND MORNING HOURS.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
  AFTERNOONS ESPECIALLY BELOW 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND INTO
  TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150303T0300Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING...THOUGH THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY. THE
  BEST PERIODS FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL LOOK LIKE TONIGHT AND THEN LATE
  SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY...LESSER
  AMOUNTS ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

* SNOW LEVEL...THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AT TIMES.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED INTO TUESDAY... ESPECIALLY
  OVER THE GRAND MESA AND THE DALLAS DIVIDE.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-017-UTZ028-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150303T0300Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING...THOUGH THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY. THE
  BEST PERIODS FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL LOOK LIKE TONIGHT AND THEN
  LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY WITH THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED ALONG SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AT TIMES.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ008-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.150301T0100Z-150302T1500Z/
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
MONDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY CAN ALSO BE
  EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH POSSIBLE MONDAY.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150303T0300Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
MONDAY...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.
  LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY ARE ALSO BE EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED EACH DAY. STORM
  TOTAL OF 8 TO 14 EXPECTED BY MONDAY NIGHT...LESSER AMOUNTS IN
  GUNNISON AND HIGHEST AMOUNTS NEAR BLUE MESA AND CERRO SUMMIT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVER CERRO AND BLUE MESA SUMMITS
  AT TIMES.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

COZ001-002-UTZ024-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0008.150302T0700Z-150304T1600Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
   HAYDEN...MEEKER...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
   RANDLETT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE BY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 5500 FEET SUNDAY EVENING DROPPING TO THE
  VALLEY FLOOR OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT SUNDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ004-005-UTZ023-010700-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0008.150302T0700Z-150304T1600Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
342 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...MANILA...DUTCH
  JOHN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE BY WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 5 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A MILE IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT SUNDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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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