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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

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FLAT TOPS-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

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

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOW
  WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH SOME LOCALIZED AREAS
  POSSIBLY SEEING 36 INCHES OF SNOW BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELLING WILL BECOME DIFFICULT
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

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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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM MST SUNDAY...

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.
  SNOW WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING WITH AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE MONDAY
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELLING WILL BECOME DIFFICULT
  ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70 AND MORE SO NEAR AND 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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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 AM MST SUNDAY...

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR TONIGHT. SNOW WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES BY SUNDAY MORNING WITH AN
  ADDITIONAL 8 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELLING WILL BECOME DIFFICULT.

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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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 AM MST SUNDAY...

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  EARLY SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE ENDING. SNOW REDEVELOPS BY SUNDAY
  NIGHT AND BECOMES HEAVY ON MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING WITH
  AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  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.

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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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS MORNING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  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.

&&

$$

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
  STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  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.

&&

$$

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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  THIS EVENING. SNOW REDEVELOPS SUNDAY NIGHT AND WILL BECOME
  HEAVY AT TIMES ON MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES THROUGH THIS EVENING. AN
  ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND
  MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  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.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

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

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
  OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...
  MONTICELLO AND VICINITY.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR
  TONIGHT. SNOW DIMINISHES SUNDAY MORNING...THEN REDEVELOPS SUNDAY
  NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. AN
  ADDITIONAL 15 TO 30 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  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.

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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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR TONIGHT.
  SNOW REDEVELOPS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES
  THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING. AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT
  AND MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO ONE
  HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT.

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.

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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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  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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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  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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PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-SOUTHEAST UTAH-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL BEGIN SUNDAY EVENING...THEN
  CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* SNOW LEVEL...RAIN MAY BE MIXED IN WITH SNOW SUNDAY EVENING
  BELOW 6000 FEET...BUT WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING MAY BECOME
  DIFFICULT.

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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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
  MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS AND
  VICINITY.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS SUNDAY EVENING AND BECOMES HEAVY AT
  TIMES BY MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...A FOOT OR MORE OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY
  EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
449 AM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
  PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...DELTA...
  HOTCHKISS... MONTROSE...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON
  SPRINGS.

* TIMING...A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL BEGIN SUNDAY EVENING...THEN
  CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* SNOW LEVEL...RAIN MAY BE MIXED IN WITH SNOW SUNDAY EVENING
  BELOW 6000 FEET...BUT WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING MAY BECOME
  DIFFICULT.

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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