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
550 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...TOPONAS
550 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS...BUT SNOW WILL TAPER OFF ON WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...TOTAL SNOWFALL FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY WILL BE NEAR 10 TO 15 INCHES. REMOTE
  AREAS NORTH OF RABBIT EARS PASS WILL RECEIVE 15 TO 20 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY
  ABOVE TIMBERLINE AND EXPOSED OPEN AREAS. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL OCCUR WITH SNOW DRIFTS OF 2 TO 3 FEET.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  HEAVY SNOW...DENSE FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. INCLEMENT WINTER
  WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT RABBIT EARS PASS.

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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...MARBLE
550 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY
  ABOVE TIMBERLINE AND EXPOSED OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. INCLEMENT WINTER WEATHER
  CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT MONARCH PASS.

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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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE
550 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...SNOWFALL WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 7 INCHES OVER
  THE ELK MOUNTAINS OR THE MOUNTAINS SURROUNDING ASPEN. THE
  FLATTOPS AND THE GORE MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING THE MOUNTAINS
  SURROUNDING THE TOWN OF VAIL...WILL RECEIVE 6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY
  ABOVE TIMBERLINE AND EXPOSED OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. INCLEMENT WINTER WEATHER
  CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT VAIL PASS ON INTERSTATE 70.

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 YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
550 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND FOG.

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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