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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
545 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-251245-
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-
545 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
HIGHER VALLEYS TODAY. SNOW WILL DIMINISH OVER THE VALLEYS AND
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS BY THIS EVENING AND WILL DECREASE SIGNIFICANTLY
OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL...
WHEN ADDED TO AMOUNTS ALREADY RECEIVED FROM THIS STORM...WILL
RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. IN ADDITION TO SNOW...STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER
EXPOSED HIGHER TERRAIN. TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL REMAIN A
CHALLENGE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW BECOMES LIKELY OVER THE NORTHERN DIVIDE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY
THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY WITH UP TO ONE FOOT OF NEW SNOW POSSIBLE.
BRISK WEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

.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.

$$

TGJT




Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
317 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

COZ005-241830-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141125T0100Z/
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
317 AM MST MON NOV 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE DAY
  TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

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

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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