Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
542 PM MDT SUN OCT 26 2014

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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
542 PM MDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SOME RAIN AND SNOW TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY A CHANGE TO COLDER
TEMPERATURES MONDAY AND TUESDAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT...BRINGING PERIODS
OF SNOW AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL COLORADO.

IMPACTS FOR TONIGHT...SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND
THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING...WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION
EXPECTED...MAINLY ABOVE 9500 FEET. ICY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
OVER RABBIT EARS PASS ON HIGHWAY 40 AND VAIL PASS ON INTERSTATE
70. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN ROAD CONDITIONS.

IMPACTS FOR MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING...MANY LOWER VALLEYS
IN WESTERN COLORADO AND NORTHEAST UTAH...INCLUDING GRAND JUNCTION
AND VERNAL...WILL EXPERIENCE THE FIRST WIDESPREAD KILLING FREEZE.

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