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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
402 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

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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-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-
402 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH INCREASING
COVERAGE TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH BRIEF HEAVIER RAIN
AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THIS ACTIVITY. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS AREA EXPECTED BY LATE TONIGHT OVER THE HIGHEST
PEAKS. A FEW INCHES OF WET SNOW ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 10,000 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SIGNIFICANT LATE SEASON STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY...BRINGING WIDESPREAD RAINFALL...THUNDERSTORMS...AND
MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL. THIS PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...DECREASING FROM WEST TO EAST MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING.

HIGH PRESSURE AND A WARMING TREND AREA EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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CUOCO



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
906 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLATTOPS-
906 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT MONDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AFTER MIDNIGHT
  TONIGHT WITH PERIODS OF SNOW AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING SUNDAY NIGHT.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AT MOUNTAINTOP LEVEL
  WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST AND NORTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  NIGHT.

* 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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