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
1200 PM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
1200 PM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT SUNDAY
ABOVE 9000 FEET...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WARNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...SNOWMASS...TAYLOR
  PARK.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH TONIGHT...BUT TAPERING
  OFF SUNDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 9
  PM AND 6 AM TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...NEW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4.

* SNOW LEVEL...RISING TO AROUND 8500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS
  AND LOCAL BLOWING SNOW ABOVE TIMBERLINE.

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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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1200 PM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
ABOVE 9000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...TELLURIDE...SILVERTON... RICO.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...NEW SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES THIS
  AFTERNOON...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...RISING TO AROUND 8500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS
  AND LOCAL BLOWING SNOW ABOVE TIMBERLINE.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1200 PM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...BUT
NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
1200 PM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
SUNDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES...MAINLY TONIGHT FROM 9 PM
  THROUGH 6 AM.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVEL BETWEEN 8000 TO 9000 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS
  AND LOCAL BLOWING SNOW OVER 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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