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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW BEGINS TO SPREAD ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST SAN
  JUAN MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT
  TIMES THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNRISE ON FRIDAY. A DOWNWARD TREND
  IN PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE OVER SOME AREAS FRIDAY MORNING AND
  EARLY AFTERNOON. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY LATE FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 18 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ON SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY
  THIS EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
  MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS.

* TIMING...A RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX BEGINS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CHANGES TO ALL SNOW THIS EVENING. MODERATE SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE
  THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. OCCASIONAL LULLS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  THE DAY FRIDAY BEFORE THE NEXT SYSTEM ARRIVES FRIDAY EVENING.
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 6500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON THEN LOWERING TO ALL
  ELEVATIONS BY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-200115-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS
  AFTERNOON BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING
  THROUGH SUNRISE ON FRIDAY. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION
  WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY
  ARRIVES BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-013-200115-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLAT TOPS-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
  BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS EVENING
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY BECOMING MODERATE AT TIMES. A
  DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY
  SATURDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY SATURDAY EVENING
  BRINGING MORE SNOWFALL THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ017-018-200115-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
  TELLURIDE...OURAY...LAKE CITY.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW BEGINS TO SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
  THE PLATEAU THIS AFTERNOON BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES
  THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNRISE ON FRIDAY. A DOWNWARD TREND IN
  PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR FROM TIME TO TIME OVER SOME AREAS
  DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY FRIDAY
  EVENING WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES MAINLY OVER 8000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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SOUTHEAST UTAH-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...BLANDING.

* TIMING...A RAIN SNOW MIX BEGINS BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CHANGES TO
  ALL SNOW BY THIS EVENING. MODERATE SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH
  FRIDAY MORNING. A LULL WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY FRIDAY BEFORE
  THE NEXT STORM ARRIVES IN THE EVENING. MODERATE TO HEAVY
  SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 8 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 6500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON LOWERING TO 5500 FEET
  OR BELOW BY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-200115-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...MONTICELLO.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW BEGINS THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE ABAJO AND
  LA SAL MOUNTAINS...BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES BY THIS
  EVENING...AND LOWERING TO MOUNTAIN BASES BY SUNSET. A SHORT
  LULL IN SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS MAY OCCUR FRIDAY WITH ANOTHER
  STORM QUICKLY MOVING IN BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW WILL THE CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 16 INCHES IN THE ABAJOS WITH 8 TO 14 IN
  THE LA SALS AND 6 TO 12 IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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-UTZ025-200115-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW BEGINS THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE ROAN AND
  TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS. OCCASIONAL LULLS WILL OCCUR FROM TIME TO
  TIME. SNOW WILL COME TO AN END LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ004-200115-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
1006 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS EVENING
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY BECOMING MODERATE AT TIMES. A
  DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY
  SATURDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY SATURDAY EVENING
  BRINGING MORE SNOWFALL THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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