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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
554 PM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

COZ010-251400-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170125T1600Z/
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
554 PM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES RAISING STORM
  TOTAL SNOWFALL TO 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES
  DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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
454 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-251200-
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-
454 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT WIDESPREAD SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS THE LATEST IN A SERIES OF PACIFIC STORMS
MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON SOME
MOUNTAIN ROADS AS SURFACES BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE...MAINLY IN THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS
FOR MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT.

SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...QUIET WEATHER RETURNS TO THE AREA.

.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.

$$

NL




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