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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
341 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
341 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO 8 PM MST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2
PM THURSDAY 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 THURSDAY MORNING BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT
  TIMES THURSDAY 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 SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* 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
  THURSDAY EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH
  THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF OF A
  MILE A 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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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
341 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO 8 PM
MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
THURSDAY TO 8 PM MST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...MONTICELLO.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW BEGINS AS EARLY AS THURSDAY MORNING ACROSS
  THE ABAJO AND LA SAL MOUNTAINS...BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT
  TIMES...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...8 TO 14 INCHES IN THE ABAJOS WITH 6 TO 12 IN
  THE LA SALS AND 5 TO 10 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 THURSDAY EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF OF A MILE A 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.

&&

$$

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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
341 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 8 PM
MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
THURSDAY TO 8 PM MST SATURDAY.

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW BEGINS TO SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
  THE PLATEAU THURSDAY MORNING BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT
  TIMES THURSDAY 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 SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 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 THURSDAY EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF OF A MILE A 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.

&&

$$

COZ009-190645-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
341 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 8 PM
MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
THURSDAY TO 8 PM MST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE SKYWAY...MESA LAKES AND THUNDER MOUNTAIN LODGES
  AND POWDERHORN SKI AREA

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW BEGINS TO SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
  THE MESAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT
  TIMES THURSDAY 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 SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THURSDAY EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF OF A MILE A 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.

&&

$$

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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
341 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

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

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THURSDAY EVENING
  LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF OF A MILE A 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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SOUTHEAST UTAH-
341 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 5500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 5500 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...BLANDING.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

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

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THURSDAY
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF OF A MILE
  A 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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