Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
MST FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 6 INCHES. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR NORTHEAST OF PAGOSA SPRINGS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
MST FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED EAST OF HIGHWAY 550 AND MAINLY IN ARCHULETA COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS WILL BECOME
  SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND
  BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
MST FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED EAST OF HIGHWAY 550.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE PREPARED FOR
  TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...
CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...HEAVIEST SNOW ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS WILL BECOME
  SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND
  BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE
  PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD EAST THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS WILL BECOME
  SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND
  BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 MPH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70. BE PREPARED
  FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 50 OVER CERRO AND BLUE MESA SUMMITS.
  BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ006-020-UTZ024-027-029-261215-
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GRAND VALLEY-PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...PALISADE...
NUCLA...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...RANDLETT...
MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR LATE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...
MONTROSE
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. A BAND OF HEAVIER SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA THIS
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE PREPARED FOR
  TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-261215-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ005-261215-
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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
912 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR TONIGHT. A SHORT
  BREAK IN THE SNOW IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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