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
427 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
427 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* TIMING...SHOWERS CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 2 FEET IN SOME AREAS
  ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
  45 MPH IN THE HIGH PASSES.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
427 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 7500 FEET...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES STORM TOTAL ABOVE 7500 FEET
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND LOCALIZED BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND
  SNOWPACKED ROADS WITH PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-017-018-150000-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
427 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...TELLURIDE...OURAY...
  LAKE CITY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES STORM TOTAL. LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS WILL FALL AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. LOCALIZED
  WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGH PASSES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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