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
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES REMAIN IN
EFFECT FROM NOW THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. AFTER A LULL IN THE
SNOWFALL SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM
MOVES IN SUNDAY EVENING. WINTER STORM WATCHES HAVE NOW BEEN ISSUED
FOR THE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY STORM.

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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
  TELLURIDE...OURAY...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  MIDNIGHT. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THE MORNING HOURS
  ON SUNDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE PRECIPITATION ON SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL RESUME ON SUNDAY EVENING AND LAST THROUGH
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL FALL THIS
  EVENING BRINGING STORM TOTALS TO 10 TO 20 INCHES. AFTER A BREAK
  IN THE SNOWFALL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON...10 TO 20 INCHES MAY FALL
  BETWEEN SUNDAY EVENING AND TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY
  NEXT WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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.

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

&&

$$

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
  CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS ON SUNDAY. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER
  THROUGH NOON ON SUNDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE PRECIPITATION ON
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL RESUME ON SUNDAY EVENING AND LAST
  THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL FALL THIS
  EVENING BRINGING STORM TOTALS TO 10 TO 20 INCHES. AFTER A BREAK
  IN THE SNOWFALL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON...10 TO 20 INCHES MAY FALL
  BETWEEN SUNDAY EVENING AND TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY
  NEXT WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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.

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

&&

$$

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TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  MIDNIGHT. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THE MORNING HOURS
  ON SUNDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE PRECIPITATION ON SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL RESUME ON SUNDAY EVENING AND LAST THROUGH
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL FALL THIS
  EVENING BRINGING TOTALS TO 3 TO 5 INCHES. AFTER A BREAK IN THE
  SNOWFALL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON...8 TO 14 INCHES MAY FALL BETWEEN
  SUNDAY EVENING AND TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY
  NEXT WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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.

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

&&

$$

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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  MIDNIGHT. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THE MORNING HOURS
  ON SUNDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE PRECIPITATION ON SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL RESUME ON SUNDAY EVENING AND LAST THROUGH
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL FALL THIS
  EVENING BRINGING TOTALS TO 4 TO 6 INCHES. AFTER A BREAK IN THE
  SNOWFALL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON...8 TO 14 INCHES MAY FALL BETWEEN
  SUNDAY EVENING AND TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY
  NEXT WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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.

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

&&

$$

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 8500 FEET...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS ON SUNDAY. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER
  THROUGH NOON ON SUNDAY. AFTER A BREAK IN THE PRECIPITATION ON
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL RESUME SUNDAY EVENING AND LAST
  THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL FALL THIS
  EVENING BRINGING STORM TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES. AFTER A BREAK IN
  THE SNOWFALL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON...10 TO 20 INCHES MAY FALL
  BETWEEN SUNDAY EVENING AND TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY
  NEXT WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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.

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

&&

$$

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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL FALL THIS
  EVENING BRINGING TOTALS TO 4 TO 6 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL
  BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF 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.

&&

$$

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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...
  MONTICELLO.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY EVENING AND LAST THROUGH EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS EXPECTED FROM SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES
  DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
748 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...
  IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN ON SUNDAY EVENING AND LAST THROUGH
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED ON SUNDAY
  EVENING. WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY
  NEXT WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

MAC


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