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
902 PM MST Fri Feb 17 2017

...Moderate to Heavy Snow Expected Above 9500 Feet...

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Southwest San Juan Mountains-
902 PM MST Fri Feb 17 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST SATURDAY
ABOVE 9500 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory above 9500 feet for moderate to heavy
snowfall...which is in effect until 11 PM MST Saturday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Silverton...Rico.

* TIMING...Snowfall will continue to through Saturday night with
  periods of heavy snow possible Saturday afternoon and evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches with locally greater amounts
  possible.

* SNOW LEVEL...7000 to 9000 feet with greatest accumulations above
  9500 feet.

* WINDS...South 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions over mountain passes.

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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