Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

.SATELLITE IMAGERY AND WEATHER RADAR INDICATE PRECIPITATION SLOWLY
DECREASING OVER THE MOUNTAINS AFTER PASSAGE OF A DISTURBANCE THIS
EVENING. WESTERLY OROGRAPHIC FLOW AND REMAINING MOISTURE WILL
KEEP PERIODS OF SNOWFALL GOING OVER MOST OF THE MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY ON WEST-FACING SLOPES. A STRONG UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH AND SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH AND ACROSS THE AREA
SATURDAY. HEAVIER PRECIPITATION SHOULD DEVELOP AGAIN...GENERALLY
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70.

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-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
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY ON
  WEST-FACING SLOPES...THEN INCREASE AGAIN ON SATURDAY. PERIODS
  OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 6 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...ABOVE 9500 FEET...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ALL MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BE ICY AND SNOWPACKED. THE
  COMBINATIONS OF SNOW...FOG...AND DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW OVER
  MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL MAKE TRAVEL CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR
  VISIBILITY. 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 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.

&&

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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY...
  ESPECIALLY ON WEST-FACING SLOPES. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  WITH RATES IN EXCESS OF INCH PER HOUR. EXPECT PERIODS OF SNOW TO
  CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 8 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 18 INCHES.

* WINDS...ABOVE 9500 FEET...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ALL MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL HAVE ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  CONDITIONS. THE COMBINATIONS OF SNOW...FOG...AND DRIFTING AND
  BLOWING SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL MAKE TRAVEL CHALLENGING
  DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY.

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.

&&

$$

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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

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

* TIMING...A DOWNTURN IN SNOWFALL IS OCCURRING WITH PASSING
  SHOWERS ONLY PRODUCING LIGHT SNOW. THE SNOW WILL PICK UP IN
  COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...AND
  BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 10 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL STAY ICY AND SNOWPACKED.

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.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRAIG...HAYDEN...MEEKER
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...A DOWNTURN IN SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT WITH ONLY
  LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS FROM PASSING SNOW SHOWERS. SNOWFALL WILL
  INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
  MORNING...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 3 TO 7 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL STAY ICY AND SNOWPACKED.

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.

&&

$$

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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL...HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH CONTINUE OVERNIGHT
  ACROSS THE GUNNISON BASIN AND CERRO SUMMIT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER
  GUNNISON BASIN. 5 TO 9 INCHES NEAR CERRO SUMMIT.

* IMPACTS...WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING NEAR TO BELOW FREEZING...
   ROADS WILL REMAIN ICY AND SNOWPACKED.

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.

&&

$$

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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT ABOVE 8500 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE
  TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 8500 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED. IN ADDITION...
  BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY SIGNIFICANTLY 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.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. MODERATE TO HEAVY
  SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED.

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-
1046 PM MST FRI NOV 14 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT ABOVE 7500 FEET...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ABOVE 7500 FEET AND ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6
  INCHES WITH AMOUNTS UP TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...ABOVE 9000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED. IN ADDITION...
  BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY 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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