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
251 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
251 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6
AM SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE
  GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TO OCCUR SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
  MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 16 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ACROSS THE
  MOUNTAINS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

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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UTZ023-280600-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
251 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY EVENING
  WITH THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TO OCCUR LATER SUNDAY
  NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH BECOMING NORTHEASTERLY 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ACROSS THE
  MOUNTAINS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

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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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...
MARBLE
251 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY EVENING
  WITH THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TO OCCUR LATER SUNDAY
  NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ACROSS THE
  MOUNTAINS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

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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