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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP 50 MPH AT THE
  HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS AND CO
  550. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

COZ002-210600-
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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
  MORNING. EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AREAS OF THE ZONE WILL ALSO SEE
  THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS OF SNOWFALL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY CO 40. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

COZ007-210600-
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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
SUNDAY TO 6 PM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES TO THE EAST OF RIFLE. 2 TO 4
  INCHES IN RIFLE AND AREAS WEST.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

COZ004-013-210600-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS TONIGHT AND WILL INTENSIFY THROUGH
  SUNDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  OVER WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING RABBIT EARS PASS. THE COMBINATION
  OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

COZ005-210600-
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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT
  TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

COZ009-210600-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKYWAY
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING WITH THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS
  GENERALLY EAST OF HIGHWAY 65.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED IN AND
  AROUND THE TOWN OF GUNNISON. HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO THE
  WEST...INCLUDING CERRO SUMMIT...CAN EXPECT ACCUMULATIONS NEAR OR
  JUST OVER A FOOT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW
  AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-210600-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING DOUGLAS PASS. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ017-019-210600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141222T0100Z-141223T0100Z/
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...SILVERTON...
RICO...HESPERUS
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
  MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SUNDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING CO 550. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ023-210600-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
249 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING UT141. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

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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