Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

COZ003-013-282000-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-FLATTOPS-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2
PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM MST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...BUFORD...
  TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. LIGHTER SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET BY WEDNESDAY. HEAVIEST SNOW ON
  SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED IN HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT SATURDAY INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ025-282000-
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TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2
PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM MST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. LIGHTER SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET BY WEDNESDAY. HEAVIEST SNOW ON
  SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND INTO WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ018-019-282000-
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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
  CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  EXPECTED FROM SILVERTON SOUTHEAST TO THE NEW MEXICO BORDER.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ022-023-282000-
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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO ACCUMULATE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
  AFTERNOONS BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ017-UTZ028-282000-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY
ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...RIDGWAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL PICK UP AGAIN THIS MORNING AND BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY...LESSER
  AMOUNTS ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

* SNOW LEVEL...THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED INTO TUESDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER
  ALONG UTAH HIGHWAY 191 BETWEEN MOAB AND BLANDING.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-282000-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM MST MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...
  MARBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL PICK UP LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY...LESSER
  AMOUNTS ON NORTH FACING SLOPES.

* SNOW LEVEL...THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPAIRED SATURDAY INTO TUESDAY...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE GRAND MESA AND THE DALLAS DIVIDE.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-282000-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM MST MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL.

* TIMING...LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE
  HEAVY AT TIMES ESPECIALLY TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY WITH THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED ALONG SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ008-282000-
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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
8 AM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 8 AM MST MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...
  CARBONDALE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-282000-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.150228T1800Z-150303T0300Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED EACH DAY. STORM
  TOTAL OF 8 TO 14 EXPECTED BY MONDAY NIGHT...LESSER AMOUNTS IN
  GUNNISON AND HIGHEST AMOUNTS NEAR BLUE MESA AND CERRO SUMMIT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVER CERRO AND BLUE MESA
  SUMMITS SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

COZ021-282000-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150303T0300Z/
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
MONDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED EACH NIGHT...
  FOR A STORM TOTAL OF 8 TO 16 INCHES WITH LESSER AMOUNTS BELOW
  6000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
  AFTERNOONS ESPECIALLY BELOW 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND INTO
  TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ001-002-UTZ024-282000-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0008.150302T0700Z-150304T1600Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
   HAYDEN...MEEKER...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
   RANDLETT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 5500 FEET SUNDAY EVENING DROPPING TO THE
  VALLEY FLOOR OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT SUNDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

COZ004-005-UTZ023-282000-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0008.150302T0700Z-150304T1600Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
446 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...MANILA...DUTCH
  JOHN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE BY WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 5 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A MILE IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT SUNDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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