Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
808 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...ANOTHER POWERFUL WEEKEND STORM FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM WILL SETTLE OVER CALIFORNIA TODAY PRODUCING
A MOIST AND UNSETTLED SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER SOUTHWEST COLORADO INTO
MONDAY. THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ARE FAVORED WITH THIS
STORM WITH NEIGHBORING MOUNTAINS EXPECTED TO GET SIGNIFICANT
SNOWFALL AS WELL. THE FIRST PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE
SNOWFALL WITH ONE LULL CURRENTLY TIMED FOR SUNDAY.

COZ008-271615-
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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
808 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. LITTLE TO NO
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

$$

COZ018-019-272315-
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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
808 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM
MST MONDAY...

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

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY
  AT TIMES ESPECIALLY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  EXPECTED FROM SILVERTON SOUTHEAST TO THE NEW MEXICO BORDER.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND INTO MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ022-023-272315-
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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
808 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
  AFTERNOONS BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  FOR THE VALLEYS OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-017-UTZ028-272315-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
808 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM
MST MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...
  MARBLE...RIDGWAY.

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY
  AT TIMES FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY...LESSER
  AMOUNTS ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

* SNOW LEVEL...THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE IMPAIRED THIS WEEKEND
  THROUGH MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-272315-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
808 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO
8 PM MST MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW
  MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY WITH THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED IN THE ELK MOUNTAINS AND ON SOUTHWEST
  FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND INTO MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-272315-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
808 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 PM MST MONDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED EACH DAY. STORM
  TOTAL OF 8 TO 14 EXPECTED BY MONDAY NIGHT...LESSER AMOUNTS IN
  GUNNISON AND HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR BLUE MESA AND CERRO SUMMIT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVER CERRO AND BLUE MESA
  SUMMITS SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$

COZ021-272315-
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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
808 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 PM MST MONDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED EACH NIGHT...
  FOR A STORM TOTAL OF 8 TO 16 INCHES WITH LESSER AMOUNTS BELOW
  6000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
  AFTERNOONS ESPECIALLY BELOW 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND.

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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