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
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ004-013-211800-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS OVER WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING RABBIT EARS PASS. THE COMBINATION
  OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ002-211800-
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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
  MORNING AND WILL BE FOCUSED EAST OF HIGHWAY 13.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* 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 HIGHWAYS 13 AND 40. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ005-211800-
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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL FALL THROUGH MONDAY. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* 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. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT
  TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-012-211800-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-211800-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKYWAY
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND INTENSIFY THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
  THE FOCUS FOR THE GREATEST SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL GENERALLY BE
  EAST OF HIGHWAY 65.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

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.

&&

$$

COZ007-008-211800-
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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...DRIFTING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ018-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.141222T0100Z-141223T0700Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP 50 MPH AT THE
  HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS AND
  HIGHWAY 550. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG
  WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ023-211800-
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/O.EXB.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141221T1300Z-141223T0100Z/
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND CONTINUES THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR EARLY MONDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...DROPPING TO UNDER 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING HIGHWAY 141. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141221T1900Z-141223T0100Z/
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* 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 INCLUDING DOUGLAS PASS. THE COMBINATION OF
  SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ017-019-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141222T0100Z-141223T0100Z/
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...SILVERTON...
RICO...HESPERUS
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING CO 550. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...
   BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT
  TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-211800-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0051.141221T1900Z-141223T0700Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
257 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL MONDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED IN
  AND AROUND THE TOWN OF GUNNISON. HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO THE
  WEST... INCLUDING CERRO SUMMIT...CAN EXPECT ACCUMULATIONS NEAR
  OR JUST OVER A FOOT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

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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