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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
502 AM MST WED DEC 7 2016

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-081215-
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-
502 AM MST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE WESTERN
COLORADO MOUNTAINS DURING THE DAY. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTEC TO BE LIGHT AND LOCALIZED. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON THEN CONTINUE FOR
PROLONGED PERIODS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS FAVORED. THERE ARE EARLY INDICATIONS
OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL ARRIVING TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS RECEIVED FROM
THE LATEST STORM TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND
JUNCTION.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
745 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
745 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THURSDAY TO 6 PM
MST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THURSDAY TO 6 PM MST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...VAIL AND INTERSTATE 70 EAST OF
  VAIL. NO OTHER AREAS IN THE ZONE ARE INCLUDED.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN AFTER 6PM ON THURSDAY AND WILL DIMINISH
  IN INTENSITY BY 6PM FRIDAY. LIGHT SNOW MAY CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ICY SNOWPACKED ROADS CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG INTERSTATE
  70 EAST OF VAIL UP TO VAIL PASS.

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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