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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1151 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
1151 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR DURANGO AND THE ANIMAS
RIVER BASIN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
ICE STORM WARNING FOR DURANGO AND THE ANIMAS RIVER BASIN.
TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED ABOVE FREEZING LATE THIS MORNING.
UNTREATED SIDE-STREETS AND SIDEWALKS MAY STILL BE ICY.

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COZ006-092300-
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GRAND VALLEY-
1151 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
  PALISADE.

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

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

* IMPACTS...ICE ACCRUAL HAS ALREADY OCCURRED ON SEVERAL MAJOR
  HIGHWAYS... LOCAL ROADWAYS... AND SIDE-STREETS. INTERSTATE 70
  AND ROUTE 6 AND 50 HAVE SEEN MAJOR IMPACTS FROM ICE TODAY.
  SIDEWALKS AND ROADS WILL BE VERY SLICK AND RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. NUMEROUS SPIN-OUTS AND CRASHES HAVE OCCURRED
  THROUGHOUT THE REGION.

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.

&&

$$

COZ007-092100-
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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
1151 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DE BEQUE...NEW CASTLE...
  MESA...PARACHUTE...RIFLE...SILT.

* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN IS ALREADY OCCURRING AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1/4 INCH HAS ALREADY FALLEN.
  ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ICE ACCRUAL HAS ALREADY OCCURRED ON SEVERAL MAJOR
  HIGHWAYS... LOCAL ROADWAYS... AND SIDE-STREETS. INTERSTATE 70
  HAS SEEN MAJOR IMPACTS FROM ICE THIS MORNING. SIDEWALKS AND
  ROADS WILL BE VERY SLICK AND RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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-
1151 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...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE 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...8000 FEET LOWERING TO THE 7000 FOOT LEVEL THIS 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.

&&

$$

COZ004-013-092315-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
1151 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...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE 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...8000 FEET FALLING TO 7000 FEET THIS 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.

&&

$$

COZ017>019-092315-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1151 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 CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BRING STORM
  TOTALS TO 8 TO 16 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. LESS
  ACCUMULATION BELOW 8000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 FEET LOWERING TO 7000 FEET BY THIS 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.

&&

$$

COZ003-092315-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
1151 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 WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BRING STORM
  TOTALS TO 8 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 FEET LOWERING TO 7000 FEET BY THIS 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.

&&

$$

COZ014-092315-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
1151 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...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING. A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL FALL THIS AFTERNOON AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS.

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

* 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.

&&

$$

COZ005-092315-
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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1151 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 WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  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 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 FEET LOWERING TO 7000 FEET 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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-092315-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1151 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

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

* TIMING...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BRING TOTALS
  TO 8 TO 16 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. LESS
  ACCUMULATION BELOW 8000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...8500 FEET LOWERING TO 7000 FEET BY THIS 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.

&&

$$

COZ008-092315-
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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
1151 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...EAGLE...EDWARDS...GLENWOOD
  SPRINGS...CARBONDALE.

* TIMING...NOW THROUGH 9 AM TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN. LOWER ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEY.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS.

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.

&&

$$

MAC



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