Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1253 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2024

COZ004-010-013-251200-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0008.240226T1300Z-240228T0600Z/
Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops-
Including the cities of Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Aspen,
Vail, Snowmass, Buford, and Trappers Lake
1253 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2024

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2
  feet possible with locally higher amounts possible on favored
  slopes. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.

* WHERE...Elkhead and Park Mountains, Gore and Elk
  Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys and Flat Tops.

* WHEN...From Monday morning through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Widespread blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility, especially on ridge
  tops. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause
  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A detailed
  map of the snowfall can be found at:
  www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

COZ009-012-018-019-251200-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0008.240226T0700Z-240228T0600Z/
Grand and Battlement Mesas-West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble,
Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus
1253 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2024

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. 1 to 2 feet possible with locally
  higher amounts possible on favored slopes. Winds could gust as
  high as 65 mph.

* WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas, West Elk and Sawatch
  Mountains, Northwest San Juan Mountains and Southwest San Juan
  Mountains.

* WHEN...From late Sunday night through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.
  Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
  The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause
  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A detailed
  map of the snowfall can be found at:
  www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

COZ017-251200-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0008.240226T0700Z-240228T0600Z/
Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
1253 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2024

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING ABOVE 8000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 8000 feet. Total snow
  accumulations of 8 to 16 inches possible with locally higher
  amounts possible on favored slopes. Winds could gust as high as
  60 mph.

* WHERE...Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide.

* WHEN...From late Sunday night through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Widespread blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility, especially on ridge
  tops. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at:
  www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/gjt


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