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
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...EAGLE...CARBONDALE...
SKYWAY
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF THE UPPER
COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AND THE GRAND MESA THIS EVENING...HOWEVER
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIGHT AND LOCALIZED. THEREFORE
...THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

$$

COZ003-017-019-UTZ023-230700-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT
ABOVE 8000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...AND
  GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW
  AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

COZ018-230700-
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/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141223T0700Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT
ABOVE 8000 FEET...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...AND
  GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW
  AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

COZ004-013-230700-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INCLUDING RABBIT EARS PASS. THE COMBINATION
  OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1
  MILE IN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-230700-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE IN THE VICINITY OF CERRO
  SUMMIT INTO THE EVENING HOURS WHILE BECOMING MORE SCATTERED
  ELSEWHERE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS.

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

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND
  FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

COZ010-012-230700-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE
603 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOW PACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

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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