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
423 AM MST THU DEC 8 2016

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
423 AM MST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 6 PM MST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN AFTER 3 PM TODAY AND WILL DIMINISH IN
  INTENSITY BY 6 PM FRIDAY. LIGHT SNOW MAY CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ROADS TO BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED...ESPECIALLY
  OVER RABBIT EARS PASS. STRONG WINDS WILL GENERATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING  SNOW SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCING VISIBILITY 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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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
423 AM MST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 6 PM MST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...VAIL AND INTERSTATE 70 EAST OF
  VAIL.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN AFTER 3 PM TODAY AND WILL DIMINISH IN
  INTENSITY BY 6 PM FRIDAY. LIGHT SNOW MAY CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ROADS TO BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED...ESPECIALLY
  OVER VAIL PASS. STRONG WINDS WILL GENERATE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
  SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCING VISIBILITY 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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