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
431 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
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
431 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW BEGINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION....10 TO 20 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. 8 TO 14
  INCHES ACROSS THE UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY
  IN SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. INCLEMENT WINTER WEATHER
  CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT MCCLURE...VAIL...AND RABBIT EARS
  PASSES...AS WELL AS 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.

&&

$$

COZ002-221945-
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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
431 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW BEGINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 5 INCHES.

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

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 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.

&&

$$

COZ003-221945-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO
431 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW BEGINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 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.

&&

$$

COZ007-008-221945-
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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE
431 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW BEGINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...THE TOWN OF SILT AND AREAS WEST WILL SEE 1
  TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW WHILE AREAS TO THE EAST CAN EXPECT 3 TO 6
  INCHES.

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

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED DUE TO SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70.

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.

&&

$$

COZ011-014-221945-
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CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...
GUNNISON...CIMARRON
431 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW BEGINS THIS EVENING AND WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 4 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS
  OVER CERRO SUMMIT.

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

&&

$$

COZ018-019-221945-
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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
431 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW BEGINS THIS EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  EXPECTED IN THE NORTHERN SAN JUANS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY
  IN SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. MEANWHILE...ROADS WILL BECOME
  ICY AND SNOWPACKED...ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ023-221945-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
431 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW BEGINS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY
  IN SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. MEANWHILE...ROADS WILL BECOME
  ICY AND SNOWPACKED...ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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