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
354 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017


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Eastern Uinta Mountains-
354 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM MDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for moderate to locally heavy snow, which
is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 9 AM MDT Friday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Manila and Dutch John.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin this evening continuing
through Friday morning. The heaviest snow rates are anticipated
to occur tonight into Thursday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 6 inches. Locally greater amounts to
12 inches possible in the western portion of Daggett County.

* SNOW LEVEL...Initially 9500 feet dropping to around 7,000 feet
  by Thursday afternoon.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...Many roads will become slick and snowpacked by
  Thursday morning. Additionally, visibilities will be reduced in
  snow and blowing snow.

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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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
354 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
9 AM MDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for moderate to locally heavy snow, which
is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 AM MDT Friday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte,
  Taylor Park, Marble, Buford, and Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin around midnight at very high
  elevations...with the snow level lowering during the day on
  Thursday and continuing through Friday morning. The heaviest
  snow rates are anticipated to occur Thursday night into Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 6 inches, with locally greater
  accumulations to 12 inches possible.

* SNOW LEVEL...Initially around 9,000 feet dropping down to 8,000
  feet on Thursday before lowering further to 6,000 feet early
  Friday morning.


* WINDS...Southwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* IMPACTS...Roads will become slick and snowpacked. Additionally,
  visibilities will be reduced in snow and blowing snow.

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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Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
354 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 9 AM
MDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for moderate to locally heavy snow, which
is in effect from 3 AM Thursday to 9 AM MDT Friday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
  Rico, and Hesperus.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin early Thursday morning and
  will continue through Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 6 inches, with locally greater
  accumulations to 12 inches possible.

* SNOW LEVEL...Initially around 9,500 feet, dropping down to
  8,000 feet on Thursday before lowering further to 7,000 feet
  early Friday morning.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...Roads will become slick and snowpacked. Additionally,
  visibilities will be reduced in snow and blowing snow.

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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La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
354 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 6 AM
MDT FRIDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory above 8000 feet for moderate to locally
heavy snow, which is in effect from 3 AM Thursday to 6 AM MDT
Friday.

* LOCATIONS...Areas above 8,000 feet.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin early Thursday morning and
  will continue through early Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches.

* SNOW LEVEL...Above 8,000 feet.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause backcountry travel difficulties.

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