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
102 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
102 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

THE BULK OF THE SNOWFALL IS OVER. LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
102 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...TELLURIDE...OURAY...
  LAKE CITY... SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON ABOVE 9000
  FEET. IN ADDITION...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...BUT WITH LARGE VARIATION.
  EXPECT HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE TREE LINE.

* SNOW LEVEL...DOWN TO 8000 FEET AT TIMES...WITH HEAVIEST
  ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS NEAR
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLUSHY...OR ICY AND SNOWPACKED 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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