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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
532 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

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-
532 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

High pressure remains in control bringing sunny skies and some
warm temperatures to the region.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Winter weather advisories have been issued for the mountains along
the Continental Divide Thanksgiving Day where 4 to 8 inches of
snow is expected as a cold front moves through. Once it passes
Friday, some lingering snowfall is expected for the northern
mountains. Another storm system will then move through on Saturday
bringing more widespread snowfall to much of the area with some
valleys seeing some snowfall. Dry conditions will then move in.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


Winter Weather Advisory

National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
413 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018

Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Aspen,
Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford,
Trappers Lake, Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico,
and Hesperus
413 AM MST Wed Nov 21 2018


* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches
  with locally higher amounts at the peaks expected.

* WHERE...Mountains of northwest, southwest and west central
  Colorado. This includes Rabbit Ears Pass, Vail Pass, McClure
  Pass, Red Mountain Pass, Coal Bank Pass and Molas Pass.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Thursday to noon MST Friday. Snow rates will
  be greatest late Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening,
  impacting holiday evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy
  blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
  hazardous conditions could impact holiday travel over higher
  elevation highways and mountain passes.


A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

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



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