Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014


COZ004-009-010-012-013-270200-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...
CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 4 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...HEAVIEST SNOW ABOVE 9000 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS ARE
  SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN FOG AND
  SNOWFALL. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.
THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

COZ019-270200-
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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS ARE
  SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN FOG AND
  SNOWFALL. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.
THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

COZ022-023-270200-
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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

UTZ023-025-270100-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE
  PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ001-002-270100-
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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 2 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-017-018-270200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-141227T0700Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS ARE
  SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND
  BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ008-270200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-141227T0700Z/
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 MPH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70. BE PREPARED
  FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-270200-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 50 OVER CERRO AND BLUE MESA SUMMITS.
  BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ006-020-UTZ024-027-029-262200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-141226T2200Z/
GRAND VALLEY-PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...PALISADE...
NUCLA...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...RANDLETT...
MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY INTO THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 1 INCH.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ007-011-270100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-141227T0100Z/
DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...
MONTROSE
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. IF TRAVELING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE PREPARED FOR
  TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-270100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-141227T0100Z/
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ005-270200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-141227T0700Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1023 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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