Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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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
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES
  THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT FOR A STORM TOTAL OF 12 TO 20 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* SNOW LEVEL...HEAVIEST SNOW ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS WILL BECOME
  SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND
  BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS 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.

&&

$$

UTZ023-025-260600-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL OF 5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE
  PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ001-002-260600-
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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL OF 4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-017>019-260600-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD EAST THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL OF 6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS WILL BECOME
  SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND
  BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ008-260600-
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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70. BE PREPARED
  FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-260600-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL OF 3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 50 OVER CERRO AND BLUE MESA SUMMITS.
  BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ023-260600-
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SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL OF 3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ006-020-UTZ024-027-029-260600-
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GRAND VALLEY-PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...PALISADE...
NUCLA...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...RANDLETT...
MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR LATE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 25
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ007-011-260600-
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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...
MONTROSE
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. A BAND OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA THIS
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES EAST OF DELTA
  AND ALONG I-70...EXCEPT LESS THAN ONE INCH ALONG HIGHWAY 50.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE PREPARED FOR
  TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-260600-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL 6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE
  MOUNTAINS...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ005-260600-
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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING. A SHORT
  BREAK IN THE SNOW IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL OF 4 TO 7 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ022-260600-
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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO
247 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES FOR A STORM
  TOTAL OF 2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE PREPARED FOR
  TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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