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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
859 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017


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/O.EXT.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.170222T1300Z-170224T1600Z/
Elkhead and Park Mountains-
859 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
9 AM MST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Columbine...Hahns Peak...
  Toponas.

* TIMING...Snow showers will develop early Wednesday morning and
  become more widespread Wednesday night and Thursday as colder
  air sweeps in.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 10 inches.

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

* IMPACTS...Travel and outdoor recreation may be impacted.
  Mountain roads and highways should be icy and snow packed with
  areas of blowing and drifting snow reducing visibility to
  under one mile at times.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
521 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

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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-
521 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered snow showers can be expected over the
higher mountains through tonight. No significant accumulations are
expected through this period. Breezy to windy conditions will also
develop by this afternoon with temperatures climbing up to 15
degrees above seasonal normals.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

There is a good chance for valley rain showers and mountain snow
showers each afternoon and evening as a series of moist Pacific
storms pass through. Colder air moving in may flip the valleys
over to all snow by Thursday morning. Expect moderate to heavy
snow accumulations for the mountains with light accumulating snow
in the valleys Thursday. A brief break will arrive Friday and
Saturday, although more rain and snow arrives Sunday and will be
sticking around through Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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