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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
501 AM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

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-
501 AM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Moderate to heavy snow is expected over the northern and central
Colorado mountains today, with scattered rain or rain/snow mix in
the lower elevations due to mild temperatures. Amounts in the
northern mountains will range from 10 to 20 inches with up to 2
feet on favored westerly slopes, with 6 to 12 inches over the
central Colorado mountains along and near the divide.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Snow will continue through Monday morning before tapering off by
late Monday morning into the afternoon as drier air works in with
showers becoming scattered. Snow picks up again in the mountains
Monday night as the cold front moves through.

Tuesday through Saturday: generally drier weather is expected with
occasional light mountain snowfall due to passing shortwaves.
Lower elevations are expected to remain dry with a slow warming
trend through the latter half of the week.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


Winter Weather Advisory

National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
937 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020

Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-
Including the cities of Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte,
Taylor Park, and Marble
937 PM MST Sun Feb 16 2020


* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches
  with locally higher amounts possible, bringing storm total
  accumulations up to 6 to 12 inches. Winds gusting as high as
  50 mph.

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

* WHEN...Until 8 AM MST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility. A detailed map of the
  snowfall can be found at:


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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