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
407 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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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
407 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD BEFORE DAYBREAK THEN WILL
  CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. LOWER ELEVATIONS MAY
  EXPERIENCE RAIN MIXED IN WITH THE SNOW THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS.

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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PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NUCLA
407 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD BEFORE DAYBREAK THEN WILL
  CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED
  TO TAPER OFF LATER TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...DROPPING TO 5000 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS.

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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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...OURAY...TELLURIDE...
LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
407 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD BEFORE DAYBREAK THEN WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT WITH LIGHT SNOW TAPERING OFF LATER
  TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL
  OCCUR ABOVE 9000 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW WILL OCCUR 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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