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
244 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

COZ004-009-010-012-013-018-020445-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...
CRESTED BUTTE...BUFORD...OURAY...TELLURIDE
244 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* TIMING...ABOVE 9000 FEET...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL
  CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE
  THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
  WITH STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 8000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BE SLICK AND TREACHEROUS.
  TRAVELERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THIS EARLY SEASON SNOW WITH
  PROPER WINTER WEATHER TIRES...AND BY CARRYING A WINTER WEATHER
  EMERGENCY KIT.

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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