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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
514 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

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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-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-
514 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow, heavy at times, will continue over the mountains today and
tonight as a moist Pacific storm takes aim at the area. The
southern mountains are favored where 6 to 12 inches with locally
higher amounts. South winds from 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
mph will result in blowing snow in the higher elevations. Snow
accumulations will be more modest in the northern and central
mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Monday and Tuesday...Expect light snow in the northern mountains.

Wednesday through Saturday...Unsettled weather returns with a
chance for mountain snow and valley rain. Details limited by less
than desirable model agreement.

.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 Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
405 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

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Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
405 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 7 AM MST MONDAY ABOVE 9500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Taylor Park...Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Snow showers develop today and continue through late
  tonight. The snow may be heavy at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches above 9500 feet with locally
  higher amounts possible. Lighter accumulations down to 7000
  feet.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Moderate and occasionally heavy snowfall will make
  travel difficult...especially over mountain passes. Expect
  roadways...especially bridges and overpasses to become slushy,
  icy and snow packed.

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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