Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
BLIZZARD WARNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
  CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW THIS MORNING BECOMES HEAVY THIS AFTERNOON
  AND OVERNIGHT. SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL SNOW 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH UP TO A
  FOOT POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL SHIFTS TO NORTHWEST FACING
  SLOPES TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH TODAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THROUGH EARLY
  WEDNESDAY.

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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WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
BLIZZARD WARNING.

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL THIS MORNING BECOMES HEAVY THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THIS AFTERNOON.

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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TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WARNING.

SNOWFALL AND WINDS HAVE DROPPED OFF OVERNIGHT. SOME SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON BUT THE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
   HAYDEN...MEEKER.

* TIMING...RAIN OR MIXED RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL
  SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...LIGHT SNOWFALL THIS MORNING THEN AND
  ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVEL...ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET TODAY.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH AFTERNOON GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES THIS
  AFTERNOON.

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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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-FLATTOPS-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...BUFORD...
  TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW THIS MORNING WILL BECOME HEAVY THIS
  AFTERNOON AND INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH AFTERNOON GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW THIS MORNING WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES
  THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH OVER HIGHER
  TERRAIN.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THIS AFTERNOON AND
  OVERNIGHT.

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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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW THIS MORNING WILL BECOME HEAVY THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT INTO THIS EVENING.

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-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...SKYWAY.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW THIS MORNING BECOMES HEAVY THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED TODAY.

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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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
323 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...RIDGWAY...
  GLADE PARK.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW THIS MORNING WILL BECOME HEAVY THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH OVER HIGHER
  TERRAIN.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS AFTERNOON.

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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