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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1059 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016


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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
1059 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST SUNDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE
  THROUGH THE MID AFTERNOON HOURS...WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  NEAR RABBIT EARS PASS.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER
  RABBIT EARS PASS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  AT TIMES.

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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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
1059 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
  CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE WILL INCREASE THIS
  AFTERNOON...WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUING
  THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER
  VAIL...TENNESSEE...AND MCCLURE PASSES. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
  WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1059 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...STEAMBOAT SPRINGS.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MIDDAY SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS. AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1059 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

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

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...
  BECOMING ALL SNOW THIS EVENING. SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH MIDDAY
  SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  EAST OF CRAIG.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY
  OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
1059 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST SUNDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUES
  THROUGH MIDDAY SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER
  DOUGLAS PASS AND ALONG HIGHWAY 13 NORTH OF RIFLE TO CRAIG.
  AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AT
  TIMES.

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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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
1059 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON MST SUNDAY...

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

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...
  BECOMING ALL SNOW BY THIS EVENING. SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH
  MIDDAY SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  EAST OF THE GLENWOOD CANYON.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY
  OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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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