Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
854 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...FALL SYSTEM TO BRING A TASTE OF WINTER TO THE NORTHERN COLORADO
MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING...

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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
854 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM MDT THIS MORNING
ABOVE 9000 FEET...

LIGHT SNOW CONTINUES WITH LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION
EXPECTED. ROADS REMAIN WET WITH LITTLE IMPACT. THEREFORE WILL LET
THE ADVISORY EXPIRE AT 9 AM MDT.

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
854 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MDT THIS
MORNING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...THE GRAND MESA ABOVE 9000 FEET INCLUDING HIGHWAY
  65 AT SKYWAY AND GRAND MESA LODGE

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS DOWN TO 7500 FEET WITH
  2-5 INCHES ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES IN MODERATE
  SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ABOVE 9000 FEET ARE LIKELY TO BECOME SLUSHY
  TO SNOWPACKED AND CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING 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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
854 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MDT THIS
MORNING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

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

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS DOWN TO 7500 FEET WITH
  2-5 INCHES ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES IN MODERATE
  SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ARE LIKELY TO BECOME SLUSHY TO SNOWPACKED
  AND CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING 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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