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
900 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017


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Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-
900 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM MDT THIS MORNING...

The winter weather advisory will expire at 9 am MDT. However,
lingering snow showers will remain possible through about noon.
These showers should result in little to no additional
accumulators.

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Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
900 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
  Rico, and Hesperus.

* TIMING...Snow will continue into the afternoon hours. Due to the
  convective nature of this event localized moderate to heavy will
  be possible at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...An additional 2 to 4 inches will be
  possible. Locally higher amounts are possible in the Uncompaghre
  Gorge in the northwest San Juans through the morning.

* WINDS...Northerly 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...Some roads will be slick and snowpacked, especially
  US-550 through Red Mountain Pass. Additionally, visibilities
  will be reduced in snow and blowing snow.

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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