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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

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GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED AN ICE
STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY. THE
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
  PALISADE...DE BEQUE...NEW CASTLE...MESA...PARACHUTE...RIFLE...
  SILT...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO.

* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN IS ALREADY OCCURRING AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH NOON.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1/4 INCH HAS ALREADY FALLEN.
  ADDITIONAL ICE ACCRUAL UP TO 1/4 INCH CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
  NOON.

* IMPACTS...ICE ACCRUAL HAS ALREADY OCCURRED ON SEVERAL MAJOR
  HIGHWAYS, LOCAL ROADWAYS, AND SIDE-STREETS. INTERSTATE 70, ROUTE
  141, AND ROUTE 160 HAVE SEEN MAJOR IMPACTS FROM ICE THIS
  MORNING. SIDEWALKS AND ROADS WILL BE VERY SLICK AND RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. NUMEROUS SPIN-OUTS AND CRASHES
  HAVE OCCURRED THROUGHOUT THE REGION THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW RATES WILL TEMPORARILY DECREASE THIS MORNING
  WITH MAINLY LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED THROUGH MID-MORNING. MODERATE
  TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL THEN REFORM ACROSS THE REGION LATE
  MONDAY MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BRING STORM
  TOTALS TO 1 TO 2 FEET...UP TO 3 FEET ON FAVORED RIDGES IN THE
  WEST ELKS. LESS ACCUMULATION BELOW 8000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...RISING TO AROUND 8000 FEET TONIGHT AND MONDAY
  MORNING...THEN LOWERING TO THE 7000 FOOT LEVEL MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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-FLAT TOPS-
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL RATES WILL LET UP THROUGH MID-MORNING WITH
  MAINLY LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL THEN
  REFORM LATE THIS MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BRING STORM
  TOTALS TO 1 TO 2 FEET...UP TO 3 FEET ON FAVORED WEST FACING
  RIDGES. LESS ACCUMULATION BELOW 8000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...BELOW 7000 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN SLOWLY
  RISING TO THE 8000 FOOT LEVEL ON MONDAY. FALLING BACK TO THE
  7000 FOOT LEVEL MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN LATE THIS MORNING AND
  PERSIST THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS. LESS ACCUMULATION BELOW 8000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...RISING TO AROUND 8500 FEET TONIGHT AND EARLY
  MONDAY...THEN LOWERING TO THE 7000 FOOT LEVEL MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL RATES WILL PICK UP BY LATE THIS
  MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 8000 FEET TONIGHT AND MONDAY...THEN
  LOWERING TO THE 7000 FOOT LEVEL MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW COULD RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND
  SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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 GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW RATES WILL LESSEN OVER THE GUNNISON VALLEY
  THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...WITH MAINLY LIGHT AMOUNTS
  EXPECTED THROUGH SUNRISE. SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS WILL BRING
  STORM TOTALS TO 8 TO 13 INCHES THROUGH SUNRISE.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH
  SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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-
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW RATES WILL TEMPORARILY DECREASE THIS MORNING.
  THEN MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL THEN REFORM ACROSS THE
  REGION LATE THIS MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ON TOP OF THE 8 TO 12 INCHES THAT HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BRING STORM
  TOTALS TO 12 TO 20 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...RISING TO AROUND 8000 FEET TONIGHT AND MONDAY
  MORNING...THEN LOWERING TO THE 7000 FOOT LEVEL MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
845 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 7500 FEET...

* TIMING...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN LATE THIS MORNING AND
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS. LESS ACCUMULATION BELOW 8000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...RISING TO AROUND 8500 FEET TONIGHT AND EARLY
  MONDAY...THEN LOWERING TO THE 7000 FOOT LEVEL MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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