Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
313 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
313 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 6 PM
MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
THURSDAY TO 6 PM MST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL FALL CHRISTMAS
  DAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY BECOMING NORTHERLY BY EVENING ON CHRISTMAS 10
  TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS ESPECIALLY ON UT ROUTES 191 AND 44. IF
  TRAVELLING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...OURAY...
TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
313 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES WITH SOME AREAS SEEING OVER A
  FOOT OF NEW SNOW.

* WINDS...GENERALLY WESTERLY 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
  ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70 OVER VAIL PASS...HIGHWAY 550 OVER
  RED MOUNTAIN...MOLAS AND COAL BANK PASSES...ALONG HIGHWAY 145
  OVER LIZARD HEAD PASS...AS WELL AS RABBIT EARS AND DOUGLAS
  PASSES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH VISIBILITY
  REDUCED IN SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. BE PREPARED FOR
  TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
313 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 6 PM
MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
THURSDAY TO 6 PM MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
  CHRISTMAS DAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY BECOMING NORTHWESTERLY 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. IF TRAVELLING DURING THIS HOLIDAY...BE
  PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER
313 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 6 PM
MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
THURSDAY TO 6 PM MST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL
  OCCUR CHRISTMAS DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH ON
  FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS ESPECIALLY CO ROUTES 13...40...AND 318.  BE
  PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK
313 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...GENERALLY WESTERLY 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
313 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST FRIDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...GENERALLY WESTERLY 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED DUE TO ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 70. CHAIN LAWS
  WILL LIKELY BE ENFORCED FOR MUCH OF THE STORM ALONG I-70. DELAYS
  WILL ALSO BE LIKELY. BE PREPARED FOR TREACHEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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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