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
1149 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Northwest San Juan Mountains-
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
1149 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect until noon
MDT Saturday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte,
  Taylor Park, Marble, Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
  Rico, and Hesperus.

* TIMING...Periods of snow will continue through late Saturday
  morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches with locally higher amounts
  possible on east facing slopes.

* WINDS...Northeast 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Dropping to under one mile at times in moderate to
  heavy snowfall.

* IMPACTS...Mountain passes will be icy and snowpacked with
  hazardous travel conditions likely to persist through mid-
  morning.

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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