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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
854 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

COZ010-013-271300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-150427T1500Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
854 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
MONDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SNOWMASS...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TODAY...THEN
  GRADUALLY DECREASE TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 6 INCHES. LESSER ACCUMULATIONS BELOW
  9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST10 TO 20 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
  NORTHEAST AND NORTH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES...INCLUDING
  VAIL PASS...MAY BE SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED AT TIMES...RESULTING
  IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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
339 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-270945-
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-
339 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A SIGNIFICANT LATE SEASON STORM WILL CONTINUE PRODUCING
WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. FROM 5 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW IS EXPECTED ABOVE 9000
FEET IN THE SOUTHWEST COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND PORTIONS OF THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. TRAVEL OVER ALL THE HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES SHOULD
BE DIFFICULT WITH SLUSHY CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING THEN DECREASE
THEREAFTER.

HIGH PRESSURE AND A WARMING TREND ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THURSDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CJC



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