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
335 AM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

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Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops-
335 AM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Trappers Lake and other high elevation back
                      country routes.

* TIMING...Although snow is expected to taper off through the day
           today periods of locally intense snowfall will be
           possible through this afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...An additional 2 to 4 inches with locally
                      higher amounts possible.

* SNOW LEVEL...7,500 to 8,500 feet.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
  may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
  snow on tree limbs and power lines.

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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