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
1225 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015


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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
1225 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8
PM MST MONDAY.

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

* TIMING...UP TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON IN AND AROUND CORTEZ. THOUGH SOME OF THIS SNOW MAY
  MELT DURING THE AFTERNOON ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
  THROUGH MONDAY. 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 POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

COZ018-019-010330-
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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1225 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...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* 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.

&&

$$

COZ022-023-010330-
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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
1225 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...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO ACCUMULATE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING.

* 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...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-FLATTOPS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
1225 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. LIGHTER SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* 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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-010330-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
1225 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...SNOW WILL PICK UP LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT.

* 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 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED SATURDAY 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.

&&

$$

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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1225 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...LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* 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 SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* 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.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
1225 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 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.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
1225 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...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* 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 SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* 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.

&&

$$

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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
1225 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-UTZ023-010330-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
1225 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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