Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

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SOUTHEAST UTAH-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 5500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON BELOW 5500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...BLANDING.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE TO
  IMPACT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS NEAR THE SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS OF
  THE ABAJOS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. LESS SNOW IS EXPECTED AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH RAIN MIXING WITH SNOW AT TIMES NEAR THE
  ARIZONA BORDER.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES IN THE WARNING
  AREA...1 TO 2 INCHES ELSEWHERE.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 5000 FEET AND ABOVE WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND
  SNOW EXPECTED BELOW.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER A MILE A TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED IN THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS...WITH SLUSHY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS.

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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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 8500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON BELOW 8500 FEET...

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL
  CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE ABAJO AND LA SAL MOUNTAIN RANGES
  THROUGHOUT THE DAY. MODERATE SNOW WILL IMPACT THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS INCLUDING THE CITY OF MONTICELLO OVERNIGHT THROUGH
  THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...16 TO 22 INCHES STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL
  AMOUNTS THROUGH THIS EVENING IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH 6
  TO 12 INCHES NEAR 8500 FEET AND BELOW.

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

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
  TELLURIDE...OURAY...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 20 INCHES STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE 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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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
  MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES OF STORM TOTAL SNOW ARE
  EXPECTED BY THIS EVENING. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE
  ON THE HIGHER RIDGES AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL
  BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE 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-FLAT TOPS-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL EXPAND IN
  COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS MORNING. SNOW THEN CONTINUES
  THROUGH THE NIGHT FAVORING NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES AFTER
  SUNSET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THROUGH
  THIS AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE 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 VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND IMPACTS TO TRAVEL...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
  PALISADE...DE BEQUE...NEW CASTLE...MESA...PARACHUTE...RIFLE...
  SILT...MONTROSE...HOTCHKISS...DELTA.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THIS
  MORNING BEFORE ENDING BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO NEAR ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

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-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES STORM TOTAL SNOW.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE 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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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. EXPECT BREAKS IN THE SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE DAY
  WITH SNOW PICKING BACK UP AROUND NOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  NEAR ALMONT AND CERRO SUMMIT.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL
  BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE 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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EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...VERNAL...BALLARD.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING
  BEFORE ENDING BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO NEAR ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

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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PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GATEWAY...NUCLA...MOAB...
  CASTLE VALLEY...CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK...DEAD HORSE POINT
  STATE PARK...FRY CANYON.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THIS MORNING POSSIBLY MIXING WITH RAIN AT TIMES BEFORE ENDING
  BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE PARADOX VALLEY OF UP TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
719 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 8500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...COLUMBINE.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT. EXPECT BREAKS IN THE SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING
  WITH SNOW PICKING UP TOWARD MIDDAY.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH...
  BECOMING NORTHWEST BY THIS EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF OF A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE 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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