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
1002 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

COZ004-005-009-010-012-013-211315-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0019.141122T2200Z-141124T0100Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...
CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
1002 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY
  FROM SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. THIS INCLUDES MCCLURE...
  VAIL AND RABBIT EARS PASSES...HIGHWAY 65 OVER GRAND MESA AND
  HIGHWAY 50 OVER MONARCH PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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COZ002-211315-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0019.141122T2200Z-141123T1900Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
1002 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* SNOW LEVEL...BEGINNING AROUND 7000 FEET THEN DROPPING TO THE
  LOWEST VALLEYS ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED DUE TO SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$


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