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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

COZ019-200615-
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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES OVER
  THE JUAN MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNRISE ON FRIDAY. A
  DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE OVER SOME AREAS
  FRIDAY MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY
  ARRIVES BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH
  LATE SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 18 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ON SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

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

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY
  THIS EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...
  MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS.

* TIMING...A RAIN SNOW MIX EARLY THIS EVENING WILL CHANGES TO ALL
  SNOW BY MID EVENING. MODERATE SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH
  FRIDAY MORNING. OCCASIONAL LULLS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY
  FRIDAY BEFORE THE NEXT SYSTEM ARRIVES FRIDAY EVENING. MODERATE
  TO HEAVY SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 6500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON THEN LOWERING TO
  ALL ELEVATIONS BY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-200615-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS EVENING WILL
  BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES BY MID EVENING AND THROUGH
  SUNRISE ON FRIDAY. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR
  DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY LATE
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

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

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-013-200615-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLAT TOPS-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
  BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY BECOMING MODERATE AT
  TIMES. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR DURING THE
  DAY SATURDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY SATURDAY
  EVENING BRINGING MORE SNOWFALL THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ017-018-200615-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

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

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE PLATEAU
  BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNRISE
  ON FRIDAY. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR FROM
  TIME TO TIME OVER SOME AREAS DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. THE NEXT
  SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY FRIDAY EVENING WITH SNOW CONTINUING
  THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES MAINLY OVER 8000 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ022-200615-
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SOUTHEAST UTAH-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY
ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...BLANDING.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...CONTINUES THROUGH
  FRIDAY MORNING. A LULL WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY FRIDAY BEFORE
  THE NEXT STORM ARRIVES IN THE EVENING. MODERATE TO HEAVY
  SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 8 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 6500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON LOWERING TO 5500
  FEET OR BELOW BY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ004-200615-
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/O.EXB.KGJT.WW.Y.0008.170120T0300Z-170122T1300Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 8500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 8500 FEET FOR |SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...COLUMBINE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY BECOMING MODERATE AT
  TIMES. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR DURING THE
  DAY SATURDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY SATURDAY
  EVENING BRINGING MORE SNOWFALL THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

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

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF OF A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ008-200615-
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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...EAGLE...EDWARDS...GLENWOOD
  SPRINGS...CARBONDALE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN ACROSS THE UPPER COLORADO AND
  EAGLE RIVER VALLEYS BY MID EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY
  MORNING. THE PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME MORE SCATTERED IN NATURE
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING BEFORE THE NEXT MAIN SYSTEM ARRIVES
  SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN
  THE UPPER VALLEYS.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-200615-
/O.EXB.KGJT.WW.Y.0008.170120T0300Z-170122T0700Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW OVER THE GUNNISON BASIN BECOMES MODERATE TO
  HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. A LULL IN
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS MAY OCCUR FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH
  ANOTHER STORM QUICKLY MOVING IN BY BY SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGH AMOUNTS NEAR
  ALMONT AND CERRO SUMMIT.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-200615-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...MONTICELLO.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED AT TIMES THROUGH
  FRIDAY MORNING. A SHORT LULL IN SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS MAY
  OCCUR FRIDAY WITH ANOTHER STORM QUICKLY MOVING IN BY LATE FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL THE CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 16 INCHES IN THE ABAJOS WITH 8 TO 14
  IN THE LA SALS AND 6 TO 12 IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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-UTZ025-200615-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

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

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

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE ROAN AND
  TAVAPUTS PLATEAU THROUGH THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY
  MORNING. OCCASIONAL LULLS WILL OCCUR FROM TIME TO TIME FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON BUT WILL RETURN BEFORE ENDING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS
  EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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