Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
429 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

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WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
429 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE...TELLURIDE...OURAY...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...
  RICO... HESPERUS.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 POSSIBLY 50 MPH...
  ESPECIALLY ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...DRIFTING SNOW AND NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN HEAVY
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY OVER PASSES...WILL
  LIKELY BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS OR NOT POSSIBLE.

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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLAT TOPS-
429 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM MST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BEGIN NEAR DAYBREAK SUNDAY
  SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70 AND CONTINUE TO SPREAD NORTHWARD THROUGH
  THE MORNING HOURS. LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIFTING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY OVER PASSES...WILL LIKELY BE
  VERY HAZARDOUS IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE 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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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
429 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
MST MONDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 8000 FEET FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
  ESPECIALLY ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...DRIFTING SNOW AND NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN HEAVY
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. BACKCOUNTRY ACTIVITIES WILL LIKELY BE
  EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS OR NOT POSSIBLE.

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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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
429 AM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO.

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL BEGIN NEAR DAYBREAK SUNDAY
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY. LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 9 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIFTING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL OVER DOUGLASS PASS WILL BE TREACHEROUS 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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