Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1142 PM MST THU JAN 12 2017

COZ019-132000-
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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1142 PM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OFF AN ON THROUGH
  MIDDAY TODAY WITH SHOWERS INCREASING IN INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING. SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 2 FEET IN SOME AREAS
  ABOVE 9000 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-132000-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1142 PM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST FRIDAY
ABOVE 7500 FEET...

* TIMING...ONGOING SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE BEFORE AND TAPER OFF
  THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ002-132000-
/O.EXA.KGJT.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-170113T2100Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1142 PM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM
MST FRIDAY.

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

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH AREAS NEAR THE WYOMING
  BORDER SEEING LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

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

* VISIBILITY...DOWN TO 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH PERIODS OF
  SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ025-132000-
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TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
1142 PM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...ONGOING LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-004-013-132000-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
1142 PM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...
  HAHNS PEAK...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-017-018-132000-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1142 PM MST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...TELLURIDE...OURAY...
  LAKE CITY.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.
  THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  WILL FALL AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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