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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1206 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

COZ058-060-066-068-240215-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0012.170323T2100Z-170324T1500Z/
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
INCLUDING Climax, Bonanza, North Pass, Cumbres Pass,
and Wolf Creek Pass
1206 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...The eastern San Juan mountains above 10000 feet,
  the La Garita mountains above 10000 feet, the Sawatch range
  above 11000 feet and the Mosquito Range above 11000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong storm system will move across the
  region from late this afternoon through Friday. It will be
  capable of producing periods of heavy snow across the higher
  elevations of the central and southwest mountains through mid-
  morning Friday, with the heaviest snow falling this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches

* WIND...Southwest 15 to 30 mph today, switching to northwest at
  20 to 40 mph overnight.

* IMPACT...Hazardous conditions are expected due to strong
  winds, blowing snow, poor visibilities and icy, snow covered
  roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling, especially in open
areas.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
419 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

COZ018-019-232200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170324T1500Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
419 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
  Rico, and Hesperus.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin this morning and will
  continue through Friday morning. The highest snowfall rates are
  expected this afternoon through this evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches, with locally greater
  accumulations up to 12 inches above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...Initially around 9000 feet, dropping down to 8000
  feet this afternoon, before lowering further to 7000 feet early
  Friday morning.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph, shifting to the north-northwest
  late this evening into Friday morning, with gusts up to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Roads will become slick and snowpacked. Additionally,
  visibilities will be reduced in snow and blowing snow.

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 Grand Junction CO
419 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

COZ009-010-012-013-232200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170324T1500Z/
Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
419 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte,
  Taylor Park, Marble, Buford, and Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin this morning at very high
  elevations, with the snow level lowering during the day and snow
  continuing through Friday morning. The highest snowfall rates
  are expected to occur late this afternoon and evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches, with locally greater
  accumulations up to 12 inches above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...Initially around 8500 feet dropping down to 6000
  feet by early Friday morning.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph, shifting
  to the northwest by late this evening.

* IMPACTS...Roads will become slick and snowpacked. Additionally,
  visibilities will be reduced in snow and blowing snow.

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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