Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
204 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...SNOWMASS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
204 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: PERIODS OF SNOW...OCCASIONALLY HEAVY...WILL CONTINUE FOR
  THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. SNOW WILL
  DECREASE IN INTENSITY AFTER SUNSET. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL
  BE ENDING LATE TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 5 TO 10 INCHES OF NEW SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* WINDS: WINDS WILL BE SHIFTING FROM WEST TO NORTHEAST THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN SNOW SQUALLS.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SQUALLS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ012-018-140415-
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WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...
OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
204 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: PERIODS OF SNOW...OCCASIONALLY HEAVY...WILL CONTINUE FOR
  THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL
  DECREASE IN INTENSITY AFTER MIDNIGHT. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL
  BE ENDING AROUND SUNRISE. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY OCCUR AS
  WELL UNTIL SUNSET.

* ELEVATION: LOWERING TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES LATE THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE COMMON...
  BUT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RECEIVE
  10 TO 15 INCHES.

* WINDS: WEST 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SQUALLS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ017-140415-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK
204 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: PERIODS OF SNOW THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 7000
  FEET AND SOUTHEAST OF UNAWEEP CANYON. THIS INCLUDES THE RIDGWAY
  AND DALLAS DIVIDE. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL POSSIBLE UNTIL
  SUNSET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: NEW SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 7 INCHES...THE HIGHEST
  SNOW AMOUNTS IS EXPECTED SOUTHEAST OF UNAWEEP CANYON.

* WINDS: WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG...MOSTLY ABOVE
  7500 FEET.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-140415-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
204 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: PERIODS OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SNOW WILL BE
  ENDING LATE TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 2 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR OVER CERRO SUMMIT. THE
  TOWN OF GUNNISON HAS THE POTENTIAL OF RECEIVING AROUND 4 INCHES
  BY MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE UNTIL
  SUNSET.

* WINDS: WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN SNOW
  SQUALLS.

* VISIBILITY: OCCASIONALLY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW
  AND FOG.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED 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.

&&

$$

COZ019-140415-
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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
204 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT
MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT
MONDAY.

* TIMING: PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL
  BE ENDING BY LATE TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE UNTIL SUNSET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 7 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS CENTERED FROM MOLAS PASS TO RED MOUNTAIN PASS.

* WINDS: WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG...MOSTLY
  ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ023-140000-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
204 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING: PERIODS OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON...BUT TAPERING OFF TO
  LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE
  NORTH SIDE OF THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS. LESSER AMOUNTS OF
  SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE SOUTH SLOPES OF THE EASTERN UINTA
  MOUNTAINS. AREAS IMPACTED INCLUDE MANILA AND DUTCH JOHN.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
  TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SHOWERS AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-140300-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO
204 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING: PERIODS OF SNOW...OCCASIONALLY HEAVY...THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EARLY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE DECREASING LATE THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS: WEST 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG...MOSTLY ABOVE
  6500 FEET.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHEST LOCATIONS.

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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