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
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

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Eastern Uinta Mountains-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

Scattered snow showers will linger through the night. However,
additional heavy snow accumulations are no longer expected.
Therefore, the Winter Weather Advisory has been allowed to expire.

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West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Northwest San Juan Mountains-
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TUESDAY NIGHT...

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

* Timing...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
  Tuesday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 to 20 inches with locally higher amounts
  along southwest facing slopes above 10000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph above
  9500 feet. Winds gradually turn westerly then northwest and
  decrease Tuesday afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Less than 1/2 mile at times in moderate to heavy
  snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
  and/or snowpacked 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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Animas River Basin-San Juan River Basin-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio, and Pagosa
  Springs.

* TIMING...Period of snow, mixed with rain at times, will continue
  through Tuesday afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches.

* WINDS...Southwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than one mile at times in moderate to heavy
  snow.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
  may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
  snow on tree limbs and power lines.

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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Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Tavaputs Plateau-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in
effect until noon MST Tuesday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Rio Blanco.

* Timing...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue though
  Tuesday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
  and/or snowpacked 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.

&&

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Central Yampa River Basin-Upper Yampa River Basin-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect until 9 AM
MST Tuesday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Craig, Hayden, Meeker, and Steamboat
  Springs.

* Timing...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
  early Tuesday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches with local amounts up to 10
  inches south and west of Craig.

* WINDS...West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate to heavy snowfall and strong winds will
  create hazardous driving conditions. Roadways will be icy and/or
  snowpacked 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.

&&

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Elkhead and Park Mountains-Flat Tops-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Buford,
  and Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
  Tuesday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts.

* WINDS...West to northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate to heavy snowfall and strong winds will
  create hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be
  icy and/or snowpacked 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.

&&

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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TUESDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Ridgway, Glade Park,
   and Monticello.

* Timing...Periods of snow, heavy at times, will continue through
  Tuesday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts
  along southwest facing slopes.

* WINDS...Southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
  and/or snowpacked 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.

&&

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Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Gateway, Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek, and
  Mancos.

* Timing...Rain showers will changing over to snow tonight with
  snow becoming heavy at times late through through Tuesday
  afternoon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches. Heavier amounts are possible
  at higher locations in Mesa Verde National Park.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous 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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Upper Gunnison River Valley-
907 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Gunnison and Cimarron.

* Timing...Occasional snow showers will continue through Tuesday
  evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 6 inches with amounts up to 10 inches
  expected near Blue Mesa and Cerro Summits.

* WINDS...West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* VISIBILITY...Less than a mile at times in moderate snow and
  blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Moderate snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous 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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