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
955 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
955 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT
FRIDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...TAYLOR PARK...TRAPPERS
  LAKE... TELLURIDE...SILVERTON...RICO.

* TIMING...A DOWNTURN IN PRECIPITATION COVERAGE AND RATE IS STILL
  EXPECTED LATE THIS EVENING INTO FRIDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL AGAIN
  BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 9000 FEET. IN
  ADDITION...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...BUT WITH LARGE VARIATION.
  EXPECT HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE TREE LINE.

* SNOW LEVEL...DOWN TO 8000 FEET AT TIMES...WITH HIGHER
  ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TONIGHT 15 TO 25 MPH OVERNIGHT SWITCHING TO
  NORTHWEST BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS NEAR
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLUSHY...OR ICY AND SNOWPACKED AT
  TIMES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS.

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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