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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
302 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

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WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...
OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
302 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM MDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6
AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM MDT MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL INCREASE...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN BELOW 9000
  FEET SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO THE MOUNTAIN
  BASES LATE IN THE DAY. BURSTS OF HEAVY CAN BE EXPECTED DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 2
  TO 3 INCHES AN HOUR. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY OCCUR AS WELL.

* ELEVATION: SNOW LEVEL LOWERING TO THE VALLEY BASES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE COMMON...BUT
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RECEIVE 10 TO
  15 INCHES.

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

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW SQUALLS
  AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...SNOWMASS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
302 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SUNDAY TO 3 AM MDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3
AM SUNDAY TO 3 AM MDT MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WILL
  BECOME MORE NUMEROUS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING.

* ELEVATION: SNOW LEVEL LOWERING TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES BY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE COMMON...BUT
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF RECEIVING 10 TO
  15 INCHES OF SNOW.

* WINDS: WEST 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW SQUALLS
  AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
302 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 PM MDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM MDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE
  INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE
  NORTH SIDE OF THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS. LESSER AMOUNTS OF
  SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE SOUTH SLOPES OF THE EASTERN UINTA
  MOUNTAINS. AREAS IMPACTED INCLUDE MANILA AND DUTCH JOHN.

* WINDS: SHIFTING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH LOCAL
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW SHOWERS
  AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE 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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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
302 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
3 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
3 AM MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WILL BECOME
  NUMEROUS IN THE AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY
  LATE AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING.

* ELEVATION: LOWERING TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 7 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS CENTERED FROM MOLAS PASS TO RED MOUNTAIN PASS.

* WINDS: WEST 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG...MOSTLY ABOVE
  9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE 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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