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
535 AM MDT MON OCT 27 2014

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
535 AM MDT MON OCT 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT THIS
MORNING ABOVE 9500 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE TAPERING OFF TO SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
  SHOWERS THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...NEW SNOW OF AROUND 1 INCH OVER THE MOUNTAIN
  PASSES.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 6500 TO 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH ABOVE
  TIMBERLINE.

* IMPACTS...WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 20S AT THE MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...VAIL AND RABBIT EARS PASSES WILL BE ICY AND SNOW
  PACKED. TRAVEL CAREFULLY OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAIN PASSES AND
  BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS.

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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