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
214 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

COZ004-009-010-013-131615-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0011.140413T0900Z-140414T0900Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...SNOWMASS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
214 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL BECOME
  MORE NUMEROUS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
  THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* ELEVATION: LOWERING TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE COMMON...
  BUT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF
  RECEIVING 10 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW.

* WINDS: WEST 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SQUALLS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ012-018-131615-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0011.140413T1200Z-140414T1200Z/
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...
OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
214 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 AM MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL INCREASE...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN BELOW 9000
  FEET THIS MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES
  LATE IN THE DAY. BURSTS OF HEAVY SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3
  INCHES AN HOUR. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY OCCUR AS WELL.

* ELEVATION: LOWERING TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE COMMON...
  BUT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RECEIVE
  10 TO 15 INCHES.

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

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SQUALLS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-131615-
/O.EXB.KGJT.WW.Y.0032.140413T0900Z-140414T0300Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO
214 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL BECOME
  NUMEROUS IN THE AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* ELEVATION: HEAVIEST SNOW AMOUNTS ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS: WEST 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG...MOSTLY
  ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHEST LOCATIONS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ019-131615-
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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
214 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS
MORNING TO 3 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS
MORNING TO 3 AM MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL BECOME
  NUMEROUS THIS AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.

* ELEVATION: LOWERING TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES LATE IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 7 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS CENTERED FROM MOLAS PASS TO RED MOUNTAIN PASS.

* WINDS: WEST 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG...MOSTLY
  ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ023-131615-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-140414T0000Z/
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
214 AM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL
  TAPER OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE
  NORTH SIDE OF THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS. LESSER AMOUNTS OF
  SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE SOUTH SLOPES OF THE EASTERN UINTA
  MOUNTAINS. AREAS IMPACTED INCLUDE MANILA AND DUTCH JOHN.

* WINDS: SHIFTING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
  LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SHOWERS AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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