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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
547 AM MST Sat Jan 20 2018

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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-Flat Tops-
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-
547 AM MST Sat Jan 20 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Several winter weather highlights are in effect for the next storm
system which will bring anywhere from 6 to 12 inches of new snow
to the mountains of eastern Utah and western Colorado. The cold
front bringing the precipitation will push through this evening
and the early overnight hours when most of the snowfall is
expected. Mountain passes will likely be ice and snow covered
later this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A weak disturbance will bring some light snow to the Northern
Mountains Monday evening through Tuesday morning while the rest of
the forecast area remains dry. The next chance for precipitation
after that will be Friday as a bigger system moves through.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.

$$




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
439 AM MST Sat Jan 20 2018

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Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops-
Including the cities of Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Aspen,
Vail, Snowmass, Buford, and Trappers Lake
439 AM MST Sat Jan 20 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 PM MST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. In
  addition, some reductions to visibility are expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 16
  inches, expected.

* WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains, Gore and Elk
  Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys and Flat Tops.

* WHEN...From 6 PM Saturday to 9 PM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will
  cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
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