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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
358 AM MDT Fri Oct 18 2019

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-191000-
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-
358 AM MDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow showers will continue in the mountains this morning with an
inch or two of accumulation above 9000 feet. Roads may be snow
covered and slick especially over the higher passes. Those snow
showers will taper off by afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A stronger system arrives late Saturday and Sunday likely bringing
several inches of snow to the northern and central mountains of
Colorado and perhaps into the northern valleys. Winds will be
gusty causing areas of blowing snow at times in the higher passes.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1049 PM MDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...SIGNIFICANT EARLY SEASON SNOW EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY MORNING OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
COLORADO AND SOME NORTHERN VALLEYS...

.An unseasonably cold disturbance will push across northern and
central Colorado late today. This system will bring much colder
air and snowfall to most of the northern and central mountains of
Colorado beginning this evening and continuing through Sunday
morning. From 4 to 8 inches of snow are expected on the higher
peaks. Snowfall will impact all roads through the northern and
central Colorado mountains, most notably Vail and Rabbit Ears
Passes. Additionally, 2 to 5 inches of snow is possible for the
Upper Yampa River Basin including Steamboat Springs.

COZ010-191300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0034.191020T0600Z-191020T1800Z/
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Including the cities of Aspen, Vail, and Snowmass
1049 PM MDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
SATURDAY NIGHT TO NOON MDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8
  inches in the higher elevations with 1 to 4 inches possible
  elsewhere. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

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

* WHEN...From midnight Saturday night to noon MDT Sunday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Anyone planning to travel in the central
  Colorado mountains should be prepared for winter driving
  conditions including snow-packed and icy roads, poor
  visibility in heavy snow showers and very cold temperatures.
  Pack some winter clothing just in case of an accident or
  significant delay.

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.

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1049 PM MDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...SIGNIFICANT EARLY SEASON SNOW EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY MORNING OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
COLORADO AND SOME NORTHERN VALLEYS...

.An unseasonably cold disturbance will push across northern and
central Colorado late today. This system will bring much colder
air and snowfall to most of the northern and central mountains of
Colorado beginning this evening and continuing through Sunday
morning. From 4 to 8 inches of snow are expected on the higher
peaks. Snowfall will impact all roads through the northern and
central Colorado mountains, most notably Vail and Rabbit Ears
Passes. Additionally, 2 to 5 inches of snow is possible for the
Upper Yampa River Basin including Steamboat Springs.

COZ010-191300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0034.191020T0600Z-191020T1800Z/
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Including the cities of Aspen, Vail, and Snowmass
1049 PM MDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
SATURDAY NIGHT TO NOON MDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8
  inches in the higher elevations with 1 to 4 inches possible
  elsewhere. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

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

* WHEN...From midnight Saturday night to noon MDT Sunday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Anyone planning to travel in the central
  Colorado mountains should be prepared for winter driving
  conditions including snow-packed and icy roads, poor
  visibility in heavy snow showers and very cold temperatures.
  Pack some winter clothing just in case of an accident or
  significant delay.

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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