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
949 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

COZ019-291300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0002.150130T1500Z-150201T0000Z/
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO
949 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
  FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AROUND A FOOT POSSIBLE ABOVE 9000 FEET. A
  MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED BELOW 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED
  ESPECIALLY HIGHWAY 550 THROUGH THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ON
  FRIDAY NIGHT. HEAVY SNOW MAY RESTRICT VISIBILITY AT TIMES.
  SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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