Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

UTZ029-231300-
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CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY WET SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH NOON
  MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES...MAINLY ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
  BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ021-022-231300-
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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
  MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO.

* TIMING...A SHORT BREAK IN SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THIS EVENING...
  BUT HEAVIER SNOW WILL PICK UP AGAIN OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.
  ADDITIONAL SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  MONDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY CHANGE OVER TO A WINTRY MIX OF RAIN
  AND SNOW MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 7 INCHES OF HEAVY WET
  SNOW FOR A STORM TOTAL OF 6 TO 12 INCHES. LESSER AMOUNTS BELOW
  5500 FEET.

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

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED THROUGH
  MONDAY NIGHT. SOME MELTING MAY OCCUR ON SURFACES DURING THE
  DAY MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-231300-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET BY MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS INCLUDING VAIL PASS WILL BE SNOW
  PACKED AND ICY. SNOWFALL THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT WILL KEEP
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN PLACE.

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.

&&

$$

COZ013-231300-
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FLATTOPS-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...EXPECT PROLONGED PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW
  SHOWERS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES FOR A STORM
  TOTAL OF 8 TO 16 INCHES...WITH UP TO 20 INCHES ON FAVORED WEST
  FACING SLOPES ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED.
  PERSISTENT SNOW THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT WILL KEEP HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN PLACE.

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.

&&

$$

COZ018-019-231300-
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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  NIGHT. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 11000 FEET TONIGHT
  AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  THIS MORNING AND WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-231300-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ON FAVORED WEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT AND
  REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-231300-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT
  MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 7 INCHES FOR A STORM
  TOTAL OF 8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS INCLUDING DOUGLAS PASS WILL BE
  SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SNOW THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT WILL KEEP
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN PLACE.

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.

&&

$$

COZ011-014-020-231300-
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CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...
  MONTROSE...GUNNISON...CIMARRON...NUCLA.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL REMAIN SNOW PACKED AND VERY HAZARDOUS
  THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

COZ007-008-231300-
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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST MONDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED BY LATE
  THIS EVENING INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-231300-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ017-231300-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ023-231300-
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SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH
  MONDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ022-231300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150224T0700Z/
SOUTHEAST UTAH-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN
  HAT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT WITH SOME LULLS FROM
  TIME TO TIME BEFORE PICKING UP AGAIN MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 8 INCHES OF HEAVY WET SNOW AT
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES IN VALLEYS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED THROUGH
  MONDAY NIGHT. SOME MELTING MAY OCCUR ON SURFACES DURING THE
  DAY MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ006-UTZ027-231300-
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GRAND VALLEY-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
957 PM MST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
  PALISADE...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND TOWARD THE EARLY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED THROUGH MIDDAY
  MONDAY.

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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