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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY ABOVE
8500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY BELOW 8500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 8500 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL
  CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE ABAJO AND LA SAL MOUNTAIN RANGES THROUGH
  SATURDAY. MODERATE SNOW WILL IMPACT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
  INCLUDING THE CITY OF MONTICELLO OVERNIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...16 TO 22 INCHES STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12
  INCHES NEAR 8500 FEET AND BELOW.

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

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT
  WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST SATURDAY...

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. THIS BREAK IN THE HEAVIER
  SNOWFALL THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL SEE INCREASING SNOW
  RATES BY SUNRISE ON 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 BECOME SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT
  WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY
ABOVE 5500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST SATURDAY
BELOW 5500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY BELOW 5500 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE THE CITY OF...BLANDING.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE TO
  IMPACT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS NEAR THE SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS OF THE
  ABAJOS THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. LESS SNOW IS EXPECTED AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH RAIN MIXING WITH SNOW AT TIMES NEAR THE
  ARIZONA BORDER.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 5 TO 8 INCHES OVERNIGHT IN THE
  WARNING AREA...1 TO 4 INCHES ELSEWHERE.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 5000 FEET AND ABOVE WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND
  SNOW EXPECTED BELOW.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER A MILE A TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED IN THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS...WITH SLUSHY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS.

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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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
SATURDAY...

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL EXPAND
  IN COVERAGE OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 20 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 BECOME SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT
  WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE EXPANDING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY DURING
  THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES OF STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS
  ARE EXPECTED BY SATURDAY EVENING. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  POSSIBLE ON THE HIGHER RIDGES AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT WITH
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
  CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL EXPAND IN
  COVERAGE AND INTENSITY BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW CONTINUES
  THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT FAVORING NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES AFTER
  SUNSET SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THROUGH
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTHWEST SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT
  WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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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PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST SATURDAY...

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GATEWAY...NUCLA...MOAB...
  CASTLE VALLEY...CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK...DEAD HORSE POINT
  STATE PARK...FRY CANYON.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL BE LIFTING
  NORTHEAST ACROSS THE LOWER DESERT VALLEYS INTO THE PARADOX
  VALLEY LATE THIS EVENING. SNOW CONTINUES INTO SATURDAY MORNING
  POSSIBLY MIXING WITH RAIN AT TIMES BEFORE ENDING BY EARLY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2-4 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE IN THE PARADOX VALLEY UP TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT
  WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

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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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  SATURDAY NIGHT. EXPECT BREAKS IN THE SNOW SHOWERS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT
  WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE 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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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...EAGLE...EDWARDS...GLENWOOD
  SPRINGS...CARBONDALE.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  IN THE UPPER VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLUSHY AND/OR SNOW PACKED
  OVERNIGHT WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH
  THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE
  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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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY
  EVENING. EXPECT BREAKS IN THE SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
  SATURDAY WITH SNOW PICKING BACK UP AROUND SUNRISE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  NEAR ALMONT AND CERRO SUMMIT.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED
  OVERNIGHT WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH
  THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE
  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.

&&

$$

COZ004-210645-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 8500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...COLUMBINE.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY
  NIGHT. EXPECTED BREAKS IN THE SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT WITH SNOW
  PICKING BACK UP SATURDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF OF A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT
  WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE 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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