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
303 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

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Northwest San Juan Mountains-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
303 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST SUNDAY ABOVE
9000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory above 9000 feet for snow and blowing snow
...which is in effect until 6 PM MST Sunday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...Telluride.

* TIMING...Periods of snow...heavy at times tonight through Sunday
  morning...will continue through Sunday afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches above 9000 feet with locally
  higher amounts.

* SNOW LEVEL...7000 to 9000 feet with greatest accumulations above
  9000 feet.

* WINDS...South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...Moderate and occasionally heavy snowfall will make
  travel difficult...especially over mountain passes. Visibility
  may be reduced to under a quarter mile at times in snow and
  blowing 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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Southwest San Juan Mountains-
303 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST SUNDAY
ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Silverton...Rico.

* TIMING...Periods of snow...heavy at times tonight through Sunday
  morning...will continue through Sunday afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches above 9000 feet with locally
  higher amounts on favored south facing peaks.

* SNOW LEVEL...7000 to 9000 feet with greatest accumulations above
  9000 feet.

* WINDS...South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...Moderate and occasionally heavy snowfall will make
  travel difficult...especially over mountain passes. Visibility
  may be reduced to under a quarter mile at times in snow and
  blowing 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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