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
425 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

UTZ023-212300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0009.170222T1300Z-170224T0100Z/
Eastern Uinta Mountains-
425 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from Wednesday morning
through Thursday afternoon.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Manila...Dutch John.

* TIMING...Scattered snow showers will develop overnight and
  increase in coverage on Wednesday. Heavy snow is possible
  Wednesday afternoon through Thursday, especially along north
  facing slopes.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches possible with up to 16
  inches along north facing slopes west of Manila.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...Travel and outdoor recreation may be impacted.
  Mountain roads and highways should be icy and snow packed with
  areas of blowing and drifting snow reducing visibility to under
  one mile at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

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COZ003-004-013-212300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0009.170223T0100Z-170224T1600Z/
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-Flat Tops-
425 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from Wednesday evening
through Friday morning.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Rio Blanco...Columbine...
  Hahns Peak...Toponas...Buford...Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Scattered snow showers develop by Wednesday afternoon
  and become more widespread Wednesday night and Thursday as
  colder air sweeps in. Snow will be heavy at times on Thursday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 16 inches possible with locally higher
  amounts on west and northwest facing slopes.

* WINDS...West to northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...Travel and outdoor recreation may be impacted.
  Mountain roads and highways should be icy and snow packed with
  areas of blowing and drifting snow reducing visibility to under
  one mile at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$



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