Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1109 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...SKYWAY...ASPEN...
VAIL...SNOWMASS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
1109 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SUNDAY TO
3 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SUNDAY TO 3 AM
MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WILL
  BECOME MORE NUMEROUS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING.

* ELEVATION: SNOW LEVEL LOWERING TO THE VALLEY BASES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE COMMON...
  BUT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF
  RECEIVING 10 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW.

* WINDS: WEST 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SQUALLS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...
OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
1109 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
6 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM
MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL INCREASE...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN BELOW
  9000 FEET SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO THE
  MOUNTAIN BASES LATE IN THE DAY. BURSTS OF HEAVY SNOW CAN BE
  EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS WITH
  SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES AN HOUR. ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS MAY OCCUR AS WELL.

* ELEVATION: SNOW LEVEL LOWERING TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE COMMON...
  BUT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RECEIVE
  10 TO 15 INCHES.

* WINDS: WEST 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SQUALLS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
1109 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
3 AM MDT MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
3 AM MDT MONDAY.

* TIMING: SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WILL BECOME NUMEROUS
  IN THE AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY LATE
  AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING.

* ELEVATION: LOWERING TO THE MOUNTAIN BASES LATE IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 7 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS CENTERED FROM MOLAS PASS TO RED MOUNTAIN PASS.

* WINDS: WEST 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG...MOSTLY
  ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
1109 PM MDT SAT APR 12 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SUNDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AFTER MIDNIGHT AND
  CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE
  NORTH SIDE OF THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS. LESSER AMOUNTS OF
  SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE SOUTH SLOPES OF THE EASTERN UINTA
  MOUNTAINS. AREAS IMPACTED INCLUDE MANILA AND DUTCH JOHN.

* WINDS: SHIFTING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
  LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE IN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  SHOWERS AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ICY OR SNOW COVERED ROADS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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