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
315 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2015

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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
315 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT SUNDAY
ABOVE 9000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON MDT SATURDAY BELOW 9000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY BELOW 9000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
  CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...SNOW INCREASES THIS EVENING AND CONTINUES THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATING SNOW SPREADS TO THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
  IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...BUT OCCASIONAL
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ABOVE 9000 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...5
  TO 12 INCHES. BELOW 9000 FEET...2 TO 5 INCHES UNTIL SATURDAY
  NOON.

* SNOW LEVEL...RANGING FROM 7000 TO 7500 FEET TONIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
  WILL RISE TO AROUND 8500 FEET SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS
  AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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-
315 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT SUNDAY
ABOVE 9000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON MDT SATURDAY BELOW 9000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY BELOW 9000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...
  SNOWMASS...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW INCREASES THIS EVENING AND CONTINUES THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATING SNOW SPREADS TO THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
  IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...BUT OCCASIONAL
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ABOVE 9000 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...4
  TO 8 INCHES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. BELOW 9000 FEET...2 TO 4
  INCHES UNTIL SATURDAY NOON.

* SNOW LEVEL...RANGING FROM 7000 TO 7500 FEET TONIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
  WILL RISE TO AROUND 8500 FEET SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* IMPACTS...EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS
  AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
315 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
SUNDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. SHOWERS
  WILL FALL OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS BEGINNING LATE FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...GENERALLY NEAR THE 9000 FOOT LEVEL BUT COULD
  LOWER IN SOME AREAS TO NEAR 8000 FEET...MAINLY DURING THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS AND
  AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
315 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
SATURDAY NIGHT ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW WILL OCCUR THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO AROUND 7500 FEET TONIGHT. SNOW LEVEL
  WILL RISE TO AROUND 8500 FEET SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS.

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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