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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1031 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...EARLY SEASON SNOW ABOVE 9000 FEET...IN THE MOUNTAINS OF
NORTHEAST UTAH AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN
COLORADO...

.A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. THIS
STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS STARTING WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE
EVENING. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 9000
FEET...PRODUCING SLICK AND ICY ROADWAYS OVER UTAH HIGHWAY 191 AND
OVER VAIL AND RABBIT EARS PASSES IN COLORADO.

UTZ023-011345-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
1031 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST EARLY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING...AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 9000 FEET ON WEDNESDAY...DROPPING TO AROUND
  8000 FEET BY THE AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL MAINLY BE
  ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH...WILL BECOME
  NORTHWEST THROUGH THE MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW
  SHOWERS OVER HIGHWAY 191 SOUTH OF DUTCH JOHN.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLICK AND TREACHEROUS. TRAVELERS
  SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THIS EARLY SEASON SNOW WITH PROPER
  WINTER WEATHER TIRES...AND BY CARRYING A WINTER WEATHER
  EMERGENCY KIT.

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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
1031 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM WEDNESDAY
TO MIDNIGHT MDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY
  MORNING...AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 9000 FEET ON WEDNESDAY MORNING...DROPPING TO
  AROUND 8500 FEET BY THE EVENING. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL MAINLY
  BE ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH...WINDS WILL
  BECOME NORTHWEST AND DIMINISH IN THE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RABBIT EARS AND VAIL PASSES WILL BECOME SLICK AND
  TREACHEROUS. TRAVELERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THIS EARLY SEASON
  SNOW WITH PROPER WINTER WEATHER TIRES...AND BY CARRYING A WINTER
  WEATHER EMERGENCY KIT.

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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