Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1254 PM MST WED JAN 11 2017

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
1254 PM MST WED JAN 11 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
THURSDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS
  AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY TODAY WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS
  EXPECTED BRINGING TOTALS TO 1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
1254 PM MST WED JAN 11 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
THURSDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE TODAY
  INTO THURSDAY MORNING... WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL IS
  EXPECTED, BRINGING TOTALS TO 8 TO 14 INCHES IN THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN. IMPACTS WILL BE GREATEST SOUTH OF ASPEN.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-120400-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
1254 PM MST WED JAN 11 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW IS
  EXPECTED, BRINGING SNOW TOTALS TO 8 TO 16 INCHES. THE GREATEST
  AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WEST ELK MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-017>019-UTZ023-025-028-120400-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1254 PM MST WED JAN 11 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...RIDGWAY...GLADE
  PARK...TELLURIDE...OURAY...LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...
  HESPERUS...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...MONTICELLO.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE TONIGHT. SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE LATE TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES BRINGING TOTALS
  TO 5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1254 PM MST WED JAN 11 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
   HAYDEN...MEEKER.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES THIS
  AFTERNOON...CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BEFORE ENDING LATE THIS
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO AS MUCH AS 4 INCHES IN HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ005-120400-
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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
1254 PM MST WED JAN 11 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...STEAMBOAT SPRINGS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES BRINGING STORM
  TOTALS TO 5 TO 10 INCHES.

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
1254 PM MST WED JAN 11 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
THURSDAY...

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
  WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED DURING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 25
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS
  WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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