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
852 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

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Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
852 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

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

* TIMING...Scattered light snow showers are possible overnight.
  Snowfall will pick up near sunrise Sunday and fall heavy at
  times through early Sunday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches above 9000 feet with locally
  higher amounts on favored south facing peaks. Lighter
  accumulations down to 7000 feet.

* WINDS...South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph becoming
  northwest late Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Moderate and occasionally heavy snowfall will make
  travel difficult...especially over mountain passes. Visibility
  may be reduced to under a quarter mile at times in snow and
  blowing snow.

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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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
852 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
7 AM MST MONDAY ABOVE 9500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Taylor Park...Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Periods of snow...heavy at times...will begin by late
  Sunday morning and continue through early Monday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches above 9500 feet with locally
  higher amounts possible. Lighter accumulations down to 7000
  feet.

* WINDS...South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph becoming
  northwest by late Sunday afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...reduced to under 1/2 mile at times in moderate to
  heavy snowfall.

* IMPACTS...Moderate and occasionally heavy snowfall will make
  travel difficult...especially over mountain passes. Expect
  roadways...especially bridges and overpasses to become slushy
  to snow packed by Sunday evening and icy overnight through
  Monday morning.

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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