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
1106 PM MST TUE DEC 16 2014

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...OURAY...TELLURIDE...
LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
1106 PM MST TUE DEC 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 3 AM MST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND BECOME
  WIDESPREAD BEFORE DAYBREAK. INTERMITTENT SNOW WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER
  OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL
  OCCUR ABOVE 9000 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE TIMBERLINE.

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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