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
304 PM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

COZ004-009-010-012-013-120515-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0011.140413T0900Z-140414T0600Z/
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...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...SNOWMASS...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...
TRAPPERS LAKE
304 PM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY EVENING WILL BECOME MORE
  NUMEROUS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY...AND
  INTO SUNDAY EVENING.

* ELEVATION: GENERALLY ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: AROUND A FOOT OF SNOW POSSIBLE WITH THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT WILL BECOME
  WEST TO NORTHWEST SUNDAY AND INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SHOWERS AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70 OVER
  VAIL PASS.


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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