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
1154 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016


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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1154 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...TAYLOR PARK...TRAPPERS
  LAKE... TELLURIDE...SILVERTON...RICO.

* TIMING...EXPECT PERIODS OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON...POSSIBLE HEAVY
  AT TIMES. AFTER A DOWNTURN LATE THIS EVENING INTO FRIDAY MORNING...
  SNOW WILL AGAIN BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON. IN
  ADDITION...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...BUT WITH LARGE VARIATION.
  EXPECT HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE TREE LINE.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 FEET...WITH HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 9000
  FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON SWITCHING TO
  NORTHWEST ON FRIDAY. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS NEAR SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY...OR ICY AND SNOWPACKED AT
  TIMES.

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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