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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
426 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-241130-
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-
426 AM MST SUN NOV 23 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...BUT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
NORTH AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. THIS 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 THE SNOW...STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER EXPOSED HIGHER
TERRAIN. TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL CONTINUE TO BE
DIFFICULT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AS ANOTHER DISTURBANCE
PASSES OVER THE REGION. AFTER DIMINISHING SOMEWHAT MONDAY
NIGHT...SNOW WILL AGAIN BECOME LIKELY OVER THE NORTHERN DIVIDE
MOUNTAINS ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

.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.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
513 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

COZ004-005-010-013-241130-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141125T0100Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...BUFORD...
TRAPPERS LAKE
513 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON WITH BREAKS IN SNOWFALL...ESPECIALLY TODAY...BEFORE
  MORE SNOWFALL INCREASES TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE CHALLENGING DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW...FOG...AND BLOWING SNOW. INCLEMENT WINTER WEATHER
  CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT VAIL AND RABBIT EARS PASSES.

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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