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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

COZ002-310800-
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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT...

MOST SNOW HAS ENDED FOR THE ZONE SO THE WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO
EXPIRE.

$$

COZ013-311500-
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FLAT TOPS-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DIMINISH THROUGH TONIGHT.
  SNOW WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH SOME LOCALIZED AREAS
  POSSIBLY SEEING 36 INCHES OF SNOW BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ008-311500-
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/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0004.160201T1300Z-160202T1900Z/
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW WILL
  REDEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING WITH AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE MONDAY
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70 AND MORE SO NEAR AND
  OVER VAIL PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ010-311500-
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/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0004.160201T1300Z-160202T1900Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DIMINISH THROUGH TONIGHT.
  SNOW WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 8 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE BY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-311500-
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/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0004.160201T0700Z-160202T1900Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DIMINISH INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW
  REDEVELOPS BY SUNDAY NIGHT AND BECOMES HEAVY ON MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE
  SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ004-005-311500-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
  STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY.

* TIMING...AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES INTO THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS THEN TAPERS TO FLURRIES BY SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ABOVE 10000
  FEET.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ017>019-311500-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES INTO MONDAY
  AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW CONTINUES INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES THROUGH TOMORROW MORNING
  WITH AN ADDITIONAL 18 TO 36 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH INTO
  MONDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ020-311500-
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PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...NUCLA.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING WILL END IN THE MORNING.
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP AGAIN ON SUNDAY AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE SOUTHERN END OF THE VALLEY.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER A ONE HALF OF MILE A TIMES IN
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY AND ALLOW SNOW TO QUICKLY ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS.
  TRAVELING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT.

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.

&&

$$

COZ021>023-311500-
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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
  MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS AND
  VICINITY.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO MONDAY
  AFTERNOON...WITH LIGHT SNOW INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES WILL BE COMMON ACROSS THE
  SOUTHERN COLORADO VALLEYS ABOVE 6500 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 A MILE AT TIMES IN
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AND HEAVY SNOW RATES
  LEAD TO SNOW ACCUMULATING ON AREA ROADWAYS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  AND BEYOND. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-311500-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...MONTICELLO AND VICINITY.

* TIMING...A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO SOUTHEAST UTAH WILL BRING
  HEAVY SNOW TO THE UTAH MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT. THIS FRONT THEN
  LIFTS SLOWLY NORTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND WILL LEAD TO
  ADDITIONAL HEAVY SNOW RATES INTO SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  MONDAY AFTERNOON AS THE NEXT SYSTEM ARRIVES FROM THE WEST.
  SNOW CONTINUES INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES OVERNIGHT...WITH AN
  ADDITIONAL 15 TO 25 INCHES SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH THROUGH
  MONDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN
  MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ022-029-311500-
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SOUTHEAST UTAH-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN
  HAT.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING WITH LIGHT SNOW CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES MAINLY ABOVE 6500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...RAIN MAY BE MIXED IN WITH SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  BELOW 6500 FEET...BUT WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 OF MILE IN MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY AND ALLOW SNOW TO QUICKLY ACCUMULATE ON AREA
  ROADWAYS. TRAVELING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-311500-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-160131T1900Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0004.160201T0700Z-160202T1900Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES...CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING. SNOW REDEVELOPS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...BECOMING HEAVY AT
  TIMES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES BY SUNDAY MORNING. AN
  ADDITIONAL 5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO ONE
  HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT.

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.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ006-007-011-UTZ027-311500-
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GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
  PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...DELTA...
  HOTCHKISS... MONTROSE...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON
  SPRINGS.

* TIMING...A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL BEGIN SUNDAY EVENING...THEN
  CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* SNOW LEVEL...RAIN MAY BE MIXED IN WITH SNOW SUNDAY EVENING
  BELOW 6000 FEET...BUT WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES OF SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING MAY BECOME
  DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ003-311500-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
1155 PM MST SAT JAN 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...SNOW REDEVELOPS SUNDAY NIGHT AND WILL BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES ON MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE
  LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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