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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
906 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

COZ009-012-018-019-261215-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0025.150426T0600Z-150427T1500Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
906 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 9 AM MDT MONDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...TAYLOR PARK...
  TELLURIDE...SILVERTON...RICO.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AFTER MIDNIGHT
  TONIGHT WITH PERIODS OF SNOW AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES. LESSER ACCUMULATIONS BELOW
  9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AT MOUNTAINTOP LEVEL
  WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST AND NORTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BE SLUSHY
  OR SNOW COVERED AT TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

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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