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
329 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

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Eastern Uinta Mountains-
329 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
MDT SATURDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Warning above 8000 feet for heavy and blowing snow,
which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to 9 AM MDT Saturday.
The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Manila and Dutch John.

* TIMING...Scattered rain and snow showers will develop Thursday
  afternoon with rain changing to all snow Thursday night and
  increasing in coverage. The snow will continue off an on
  through Friday night, before ending Saturday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 to 16 inches.

* SNOW LEVEL...Between 7000 and 8000 feet.

* WINDS...Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
  may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
  snow on tree limbs and power lines.

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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Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
329 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
MDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for heavy and blowing snow, which is in
effect from midnight tonight to 9 AM MDT Saturday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
  Rico, and Hesperus.

* TIMING...Scattered rain and snow showers will develop Thursday
  afternoon with rain changing to all snow Thursday night and
  increasing in coverage. The snow will continue off an on
  through Friday night, before ending Saturday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 12 inches with locally greater amounts
  up to 18 inches possible over the higher terrain.

* SNOW LEVEL...7,000 to 8,000 feet greatest snow amounts are
  expected above 8,500 feet elevation.

* WINDS...Southeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
  may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
  snow on tree limbs and power lines.

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-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-
329 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
MDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for heavy blowing snow, which is in effect
from 9 PM this evening to 6 PM MDT Saturday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Vail, Crested Butte, and Taylor Park.

* TIMING...Scattered rain and snow showers will develop Thursday
  afternoon with rain changing to all snow Thursday night and
  increasing in coverage. The snow will continue off an on through
  Friday night, before ending Saturday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 12 inches with locally greater amounts
  up to 16 inches possible over higher terrain.

* SNOW LEVEL...7,000 to 8,000 feet, greatest snow amounts are
  expected above 8,500 feet elevation.

* WINDS...East 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
  may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
  snow on tree limbs and power lines.

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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Tavaputs Plateau-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
329 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM MDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for moderate blowing snow, which is in
effect from 6 PM this evening to 9 AM MDT Saturday.

* LOCATIONS...Mainly high elevation back country areas.

* TIMING...Scattered rain and snow showers will develop Thursday
  afternoon with rain changing to all snow Thursday evening. The
  snow will continue off an on through Saturday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches.

* SNOW LEVEL...7,000 to 8,000 feet with greatest snow amounts
  above 8,500 feet elevation.

* WINDS...East 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make back country travel difficult.

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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Flat Tops-
329 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
9 AM MDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for moderate blowing snow, which is in
effect from midnight tonight to 9 AM MDT Saturday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Buford and Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Scattered rain and snow showers will develop Thursday
  afternoon with rain changing to all snow Thursday evening. The
  snow will continue off an on through Saturday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches locally greater amounts
  possible.

* SNOW LEVEL...7,000 to 8,000 feet with greatest snow amounts
  above 8,500 feet elevation.

* WINDS...East 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* IMPACTS...The moderate to locally heavy snow will make travel
  difficult with some roads becoming impassable.

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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