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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
221 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

UTZ010-013-517-518-300700-
/O.NEW.KSLC.WW.Y.0002.150130T0000Z-150131T2300Z/
WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOFIELD...GREEN RIVER...HANKSVILLE...
COVE FORT...KOOSHAREM...FISH LAKE...LOA...PANGUITCH...
BRYCE CANYON
221 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SATURDAY
ABOVE 6500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6500 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH AND
  THE SAN RAFAEL SWELL ABOVE 6500 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS MOST
  OF THIS AREA WITH AMOUNTS OF 12 TO 18 INCHES AT THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE ABOUT 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT ACROSS THESE AREAS AND BECOME
  WIDESPREAD BY FRIDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE HEAVY AT TIMES
  THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT THEN TAPER OFF FROM THE NORTH SATURDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...STARTING OUT AROUND 7000 FEET TONIGHT AND
  LOWERING TO AROUND 6500 FEET ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON ALL MOUNTAIN
  ROUTES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH FROM AROUND SOLDIER SUMMIT
  SOUTHWARD STARTING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY. THIS
  INCLUDES THE PASSES ON I-70 AND US-89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

FOR WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS FROM THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION...VISIT
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX OR DIAL
511.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
355 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...HEAVY SNOW EVENT STILL EXPECTED FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A SLOW MOVING PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WITH MOIST/SUBTROPICAL AIR
AHEAD OF IT WILL CLASH WITH A COOLER AIRMASS OVER NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TO CREATE A MIX OF RAIN/SNOW AND EVEN THE
POSSIBILITY OF SLEET. SNOW ACCUMULATION LEVELS WILL CHANGE AS THE
EVENT UNFOLDS. LOOK FOR QUITE A SNOW GRADIENT BETWEEN THE LOWER
AND UPPER ELEVATIONS OF EACH FORECAST ZONE.

NMZ503-300700-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WW.Y.0004.150130T0700Z-150201T0000Z/
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
355 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
5 PM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...EXPECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 2 TO 4
  INCHES WITH LOCALLY UP TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS EVENT.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL FLUCTUATE BETWEEN THE SURFACE AND
  JUST ABOVE THE SURFACE DEPENDING ON THE TIME OF DAY DURING THE
  EVENT. THEREFORE... RAIN WILL MIX WITH SNOW...ESPECIALLY TOWARDS
  THE SAN JUAN VALLEY OR LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE ZONE.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ON SOME ROADS...
  MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT. WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
  NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER AND ALONG HIGHWAY 64 SOUTHWEST OF
  DULCE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
PRIMARILY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

&&

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

COZ019-300630-
/O.UPG.KGJT.WS.A.0002.150130T1500Z-150201T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0006.150130T1500Z-150201T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
329 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST
SATURDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 8000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES. AROUND A FOOT POSSIBLE AT
  LOCATIONS ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

* 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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
329 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

UTZ028-300630-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0006.150130T1500Z-150201T0300Z/
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
329 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST
SATURDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 8000 FEET 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
  AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES. AROUND A FOOT POSSIBLE AT
  LOCATIONS ABOVE 10000 FEET. 2 TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED NEAR
  MONTICELLO.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST FRIDAY BECOMING EAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME SLUSHY 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.

&&

$$

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.

&&

$$

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