Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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

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

.A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL
PASS OVER THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS STORM
SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW IN THE VAIL PASS VICINITY AND
NORTHWARD. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 9000
FEET...AND MAY IMPACT TRAVEL OVER VAIL AND RABBIT EARS PASSES.

COZ004-010-013-010515-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
302 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 9000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 9 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* 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...DROPPING TO AROUND
  8500 FEET OR LESS BY LATE 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...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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