Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...
TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
SUNDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND
  LIGHTEN UP SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 15 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* VISIBILITY...WILL DROP DOWN TO A 1/4 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ESPECIALLY OVER RED
  MOUNTAIN...LIZARD HEAD...COAL BANK AND MOLAS PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

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GRAND VALLEY-CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...PALISADE...
DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...NUCLA
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS...MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES
  THIS EVENING...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE NEAR MONTROSE AND IN THE REDLANDS.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG.

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-
DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIFLE...SILT...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE...
GUNNISON...CIMARRON
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

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

* TIMING...SCATTERED SHOWERS INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
  THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT
  INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG. THE GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE AREAS
  OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...BUFORD...
TRAPPERS LAKE
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

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

* TIMING...SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED LATE
  TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG.

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-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...
MARBLE
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
  INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG.

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 YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

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

* TIMING...SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED LATE
  TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG.

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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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...
DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 6 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG.

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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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL INCREASE
  IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG.

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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CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
615 PM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...WITH ALL SNOW EXPECTED ABOVE
  6000 FEET. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG.

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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