Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...TOPONAS.

* TIMING...EXPECT PROLONGED PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW
  SHOWERS INTO SUNDAY MORNING WITH SHORT LULLS EXPECTED THIS
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES RESULTING IN
  TOTALS OF 8 TO 15 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS INCLUDING RABBIT EARS AND GORE
  PASSES WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED. PERSISTENT SNOW THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING WILL KEEP HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN PLACE.

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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FLATTOPS-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...EXPECT PROLONGED PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW
  SHOWERS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES...WITH UP TO 20 INCHES ON
  FAVORED WEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED.
  PERSISTENT SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING WILL KEEP HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN PLACE.

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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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE INTERSPERSED WITH SOME
  LULLS IN ACTIVITY THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES DURING THE DAY. ADDITIONAL MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  ON FAVORED WEST FACING SLOPES...HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY
  NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED OVERNIGHT AND
  REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH SUNDAY 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.

&&

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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT MUCH
  OF THE DAY. AFTER A SHORT LULL TONIGHT...HEAVY SNOW BEGINS AGAIN
  SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS INCLUDING DOUGLAS PASS WILL BE
  SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SNOW THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT WILL KEEP
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN PLACE.

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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MST MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND
  INTENSIFY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  BEGINNING SUNDAY MORNING AND REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING.

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-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
MONDAY NIGHT ABOVE 8000 FEET...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR TODAY. AFTER
  A SHORT LULL TONIGHT...HEAVY SNOW BEGINS AGAIN SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET BY MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS INCLUDING VAIL PASS WILL BE SNOW
  PACKED AND ICY. SNOW THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT WILL KEEP HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN PLACE.

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-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
6 AM MST TUESDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  BEGINNING SUNDAY AND REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
  BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS.

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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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL INTERMITTENTLY CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
  TONIGHT. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY
  MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING...WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS EAST OF DOWD JUNCTION. ON
  SUNDAY MORNING INTO MONDAY MORNING...5 TO 10 INCHES OF
  ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED BY LATE THIS
  EVENING. SOME MELTING IS POSSIBLE TODAY AS TEMPERATURES WARM
  INTO THE MID 30S.

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.

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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UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND MILNER.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING WITH SOME BRIEF LULLS EXPECTED TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES FOR A STORM
  TOTAL OF 5 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING.

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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CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
SUNDAY...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING. LULLS
  ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AS THE SNOW BECOMES MORE SHOWERY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES BY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING.

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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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING. LULLS
  ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AS THE SNOW BECOMES MORE SHOWERY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW PACKED THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING.

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-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND
  INTENSIFY BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  BEGINNING SUNDAY AND REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

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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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
837 AM MST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIFLE...SILT.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY
  MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  BEGINNING SUNDAY AND REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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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