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
334 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
334 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST EARLY
THIS MORNING...

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW...MAINLY EAST OF HIGHWAY 550...WILL BE
  ENDING QUICKLY AROUND SUNRISE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 7 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  OVER SOUTHERN HINSDALE COUNTY AND EASTERN ARCHULETA COUNTY.
  ONLY 1 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED WEST OF HIGHWAY 550.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOST OF THE SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR IN THE REMOTE AREAS
  OF THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. PEOPLE IN THE BACK
  COUNTRY OF SOUTHERN HINSDALE COUNTY AND EASTERN ARCHULETA
  COUNTY SHOULD EXPECT MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ARE
  EXPECTED OVER COAL BANK AND MOLAS PASS.

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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