Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 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.

&&

$$

COZ011-260230-
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CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
  EAST OF DELTA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES EAST OF DELTA...LESS THAN ONE
  INCH ALONG HIGHWAY 50.

* 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.

&&

$$

UTZ023-025-260230-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  IN THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 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.

&&

$$

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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

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

&&

$$

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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...
RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. ROADS WILL BECOME
  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.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

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

* 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.

&&

$$

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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 7 INCHES.

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

&&

$$

COZ023-260230-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0052.141225T1900Z-141227T0700Z/
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 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.

&&

$$

COZ006-020-UTZ024-027-029-260230-
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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
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND
  THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL 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.

&&

$$

COZ007-260230-
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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES.

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

&&

$$

UTZ028-260230-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND
  CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND 2 TO 4
  INCHES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

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

&&

$$

COZ005-260230-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0052.141225T1900Z-141227T0700Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1129 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
  WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING. A SHORT BREAK IN THE SNOW IS EXPECTED
  ON FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

&&

$$



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