Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
344 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
344 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW, HEAVY AT TIMES, WILL CONTINUE THIS
  MORNING. SNOW WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH STORM TOTAL
  SNOWFALL FROM 10 TO 20 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR
  RABBIT EARS PASS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER
  RABBIT EARS PASS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY
  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-
344 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW, HEAVY AT TIMES, WILL CONTINUE THIS
  MORNING. SNOW WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH STORM TOTAL
  SNOWFALL RANGING FROM 8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER
  VAIL...TENNESSEE...AND MCCLURE PASSES. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
  WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY 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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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
344 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...STEAMBOAT SPRINGS.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING. SNOW TAPERS
  OFF THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH STORM TOTAL
  SNOWFALL RANGING FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS. AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY 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 YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
344 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

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

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS, MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES, WILL
  CONTINUE THIS MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS END THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH STORM TOTAL
  SNOWFALL RANGING FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS EAST
  OF CRAIG.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY
  OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY 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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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
344 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

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

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING. SNOW
  DECREASES IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH STORM TOTAL
  SNOWFALL RANGING FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY OVER
  DOUGLAS PASS AND ALONG HIGHWAY 13 NORTH OF RIFLE TO CRAIG.
  AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY 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-
344 AM MST SUN DEC 11 2016

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

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS, MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES, WILL
  CONTINUE THIS MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS END THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH STORM TOTAL
  SNOWFALL RANGING FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  EAST OF GLENWOOD CANYON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ICY AND SNOWPACKED ROADS...ESPECIALLY
  OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY 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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