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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
329 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

COZ017-018-300630-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0006.150130T1500Z-150201T0300Z/
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
329 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM
FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST SATURDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST FRIDAY BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED
  ESPECIALLY HIGHWAY 550 THROUGH THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ON
  FRIDAY NIGHT. HEAVY SNOW MAY RESTRICT VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
308 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

COZ058-060-061-066-073-300615-
/O.NEW.KPUB.WW.Y.0008.150130T1500Z-150201T0300Z/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
INCLUDING...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...INDEPENDENCE PASS...
MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...GRANITE...NORTH PASS...BLANCA PEAK
308 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY
TO 8 PM MST SATURDAY.

* LOCATION...THE NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000
  FEET...THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET...THE EASTERN
  SAWATCH MOUNTAINS...AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE DESERT
  SOUTHWEST WILL BRING ABUNDANT MOISTURE NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHERN
  COLORADO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...LEADING TO THE POTENTIAL FOR
  MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW COVERED...MAKING FOR
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. HEAVY WET SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  INCREASED AVALANCHE THREAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

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