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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
739 PM MDT THU MAY 21 2015

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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
739 PM MDT THU MAY 21 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
FRIDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SNOWMASS...TAYLOR PARK...
  TELLURIDE...SILVERTON...RICO.

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THIS EVENING...
  BUT WILL BE DIMINISHING AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE AROUND 9000
  FEET. UPWARDS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO AROUND 9000 FEET THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH WILL OCCUR WITH INTENSE EVENING
  SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT SLUSH AND ICE ON ROADS AND HIGHWAYS OVER THE
  MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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