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
342 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...A COLD STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS MONDAY AND
TUESDAY...


COZ004-010-012-013-041845-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
342 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT ABOVE 4500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 4500 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE MONDAY MORNING THEN
  CONTINUING INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH 8 TO 12 INCHES AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...3500 TO 4500 FEET

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...LOW VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE
  TRAVEL DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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