Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
238 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

COZ004-013-200600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0020.141221T0700Z-141223T0100Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
238 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT AND
  INTENSIFY THROUGH SUNDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW SHOULD FALL SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES. AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE
  TIMBERLINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

COZ005-200600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0020.141221T1300Z-141223T0100Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
238 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW SHOULD FALL
  LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW CAN
  ALSO BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

COZ008-200600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0020.141221T1900Z-141223T0100Z/
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
238 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW WILL
  ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

COZ010-200600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0020.141221T1300Z-141223T0100Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL
238 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW SHOULD FALL LATE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES. AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE
  TIMBERLINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


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