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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
244 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY
244 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE MID MORNING HOURS. SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO DIMINISH AROUND SUNRISE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 4 INCHES...THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL WILL BE IN THE GORGE SOUTH OF OURAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE TIMBERLINE.

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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