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
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

COZ004-009-010-012-013-220230-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.141122T2200Z-141125T0100Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...
CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR
  VISIBILITY FROM SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. THIS INCLUDES
  MCCLURE...VAIL AND RABBIT EARS PASSES...HIGHWAY 65 OVER THE
  GRAND MESA AND HIGHWAY 50 OVER MONARCH PASS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ005-220230-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.141122T2200Z-141125T0100Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR
  VISIBILITY FROM SNOW...FOG...AND OCCASIONAL BLOWING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

COZ002-220230-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0045.141122T2200Z-141123T1300Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
1117 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY
TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...BEGINNING AROUND 6500 FEET THEN DROPPING TO THE
  VALLEY FLOOR SATURDAY EVENING.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED DUE TO SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

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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