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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1221 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

COZ019-292300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0002.150130T1500Z-150201T0000Z/
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO
1221 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
  FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AROUND A FOOT POSSIBLE ABOVE 9000 FEET. AT
  TIMES SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN BELOW 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED
  ESPECIALLY HIGHWAY 550 THROUGH THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ON
  FRIDAY NIGHT. HEAVY SNOW MAY RESTRICT VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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