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
1031 AM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

COZ009-010-012-013-018-019-191800-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1031 AM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
TODAY...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH UP TO ONE FOOT OF SNOW
  ABOVE THE TREELINE.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 9500 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS OVER THE HIGH PASSES WILL BECOME ICY AND
  SNOWPACKED LATER TONIGHT AND INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

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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