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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
505 AM MST Fri Jan 27 2023

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-281215-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
505 AM MST Fri Jan 27 2023

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Persistent snow showers will impact the northern mountains and
higher northern valleys today and expand into the central
Colorado mountains. Snow rates are expected to increase with
accumulations ranging from 1 to 2 feet in the Elkheads and Park
Range and up to a foot in the Flattops by sunrise Saturday
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Occasional snow showers are expected off and on through early
next week with the northern mountains favored. Another foot or so
is possible over most eastern Utah and western Colorado mountains
Sunday through Tuesday as the pattern continues deliver moisture
to the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
103 AM MST Fri Jan 27 2023

COZ010-272200-
/O.EXB.KGJT.WW.Y.0007.230127T1800Z-230129T0000Z/
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Including the cities of Aspen, Vail, and Snowmass
103 AM MST Fri Jan 27 2023

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
5 PM MST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches
  with locally higher amounts towards Vail Pass. Winds gusting as
  high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 5 PM MST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions
  could impact the morning or evening commute. A detailed map of
  the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



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