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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
307 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

UTZ004-014-015-280615-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170228T1100Z/
Southern Wasatch Front-Sanpete/Sevier Valleys-West Central Utah-
Including the cities of Lehi, Provo, Nephi, Manti, Richfield,
Delta, and Fillmore
307 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...The Southern Wasatch Front, West Central Utah,
  and the Sanpete and Sevier valleys.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Additional accumulations of 2 to 6 inches.

* TIMING...Snow heavy at times through this evening before
  diminishing overnight.

* IMPACTS...Winter driving conditions are expected with snow
  covered roadways and poor visibility. The evening commute will
  be affected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means that significant
accumulations of snow are expected or occurring. Driving
conditions may be hazardous. Use caution. Keep a winter storm
survival kit in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
307 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

UTZ008>010-517-280615-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170228T1100Z/
Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-Western Uinta Mountains-
Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-Central Mountains-
Including the cities of Alta, Brighton, Mirror Lake Highway,
Scofield, Cove Fort, Koosharem, and Fish Lake
307 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...The Wasatch Mountains from I-80 southward,
  Western Uinta Mountains, Wasatch Plateau, Book Cliffs, and
  Central Mountains.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Additional accumulations of 3 to 6 inches
  near Interstate 80 increasing to 6 to 12 inches central Utah
  mountains.

* TIMING...Snow heavy at times through this evening before
  diminishing overnight.

* WINDS...Gusts to around 60 mph along exposed ridgelines
  resulting in blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Winter driving conditions are expected with snow
  covered roadways and poor visibility on all mountain routes,
  including both commutes through Parleys Canyon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means a mixture of heavy snow and strong
winds are expected or occurring. Driving conditions may be
hazardous. Use caution. Be prepared for sudden restrictions in
visibility due to blowing snow. Keep a winter storm survival kit
in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
312 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

NMZ503-510-280600-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.170228T0100Z-170301T0300Z/
Far Northwest Highlands-San Juan Mountains-
312 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 8 PM MST TUESDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 14 inches above 7500 feet and 5 to 10
  inches below 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts up to near 18
  inches possible along the highest west facing mountain slopes
  near Chama.

* TIMING...Intensify tonight and last into Tuesday before
  diminishing early Tuesday evening.

* WINDS...West to southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to to 40
  mph tonight becoming westerly 15 to 25 mph on Tuesday.

* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will quickly lower and allow across
  all areas by midnight.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Significant reductions in visibility due to
  heavy snowfall and blowing snow will create hazardous
  conditions. Travel will be difficult at times due to snowpacked
  and icy roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous. Strong winds are likely. Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
247 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017


COZ012-018-019-280600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170301T0700Z/
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Northwest San Juan Mountains-
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
247 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TUESDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble,
  Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus.

* Timing...Snow will become widespread and lower in elevation
  throughout the day. Snow, heavy at times, will then continue
  into Tuesday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 to 18 inches.

* WINDS...Southwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph
  above 9500 feet today through Tuesday morning. Winds gradually
  turn westerly then northwest and decrease Tuesday afternoon.

* VISIBILITY...Less than one half mile in moderate to heavy snow
  and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snowfall and strong winds will create
  hazardous driving conditions. Mountain roadways will be icy
  and/or snowpacked at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds and blowing snow are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

&&

$$

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