Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MST
TUESDAY ABOVE 10000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
BLIZZARD WARNING ABOVE 10000 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WINTER STORM WARNING INCLUDE THE CITIES
  OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.
  THUNDERSNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE EVENING. SNOW CONTINUES
  THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 12 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...WITH
  2 TO 4 FEET STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. DRIFTS IN EXCESS OF 6 FT WILL
  BE POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL SHIFTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST
  SLOPES EARLY THIS EVENING TO THE NORTHWEST SLOPES BY TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH TONIGHT
  WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS FROM MID EVENING UNTIL MIDNIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...ABOVE 10000 FEET TONIGHT...BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE
  AT TIMES IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. OTHERWISE REDUCED VISIBILITY AT
  TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  TONIGHT WITH DIFFICULT TRAVEL THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

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.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

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WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MST
TUESDAY ABOVE 10000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
BLIZZARD WARNING ABOVE 10000 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WINTER STORM WARNING INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED
  BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK... MARBLE.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.
  SNOWFALL WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ANOTHER FOOT OF SNOW BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH THIS
  TONIGHT WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS FROM MID EVENING UNTIL
  MIDNIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...ABOVE 10000 FEET TONIGHT...BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE
  AT TIMES IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. OTHERWISE REDUCED VISIBILITY AT
  TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  TONIGHT WITH DIFFICULT TRAVEL THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

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.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
   HAYDEN...MEEKER.

* TIMING...RAIN OR MIXED RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL
  SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO THE VALLEY FLOOR THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH AT TIMES
  TONIGHT.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

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-FLATTOPS-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY THIS EVENING...AND CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT. SNOWFALL WILL THEN CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION BY EARLY WEDNESDAY
  OF 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

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-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
  STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER OPEN AND HIGHER TERRAIN.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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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TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...9 TO 16 INCHES.

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

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...SKYWAY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING. SNOWFALL WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ANOTHER 6 TO 10 INCHES BY TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED INTO TUESDAY...ESPECIALLY
  OVER THE GRAND MESA.

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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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...RIDGWAY...
  GLADE PARK.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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 BASIN-
331 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...
  FORT DUCHESNE...RANDLETT.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES THIS EVENING...DECREASING
  OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST THEN
  NORTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH THIS EVENING. NORTH 5
  TO 10 MPH OVERNIGHT.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED IN SPOTS LATER
  THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

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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