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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
313 PM MST Sat Mar 2 2024

COZ009-010-012-031415-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0008.240303T0000Z-240304T1600Z/
Grand and Battlement Mesas-
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
313 PM MST Sat Mar 2 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16
  inches with local amounts up to 2 feet. Winds gusting as high as
  70 mph.

* WHERE...Grand and Battlement Mesas, Gore and Elk
  Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys and West Elk and Sawatch
  Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM MST Monday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
334 AM MST Sat Mar 2 2024

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-031045-
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-
334 AM MST Sat Mar 2 2024

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds increase significantly today with widespread gusts 45 to 65
mph for the valleys and gusts 60 to 75 mph for the mountains. A
strong cold front will move through northeast Utah and northwest
Colorado late this afternoon into the evening hours, keeping windy
conditions in place through the night with heavy snow developing
across the northern and central mountains as well as northwest
Colorado valleys.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Temperatures will plummet behind the front on Sunday with
significant mountain snow and gusty winds expected, favoring the
northern and central mountains for higher accumulations. Snow
rates lessen on Monday but cooler and unsettled weather will
continue through the coming week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Avalanche Watch

COZ004-009-010-012-013-031-060-030045-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
442 PM MST FRI MAR 01 2024

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

...AVALANCHE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY 5 AM THROUGH
SUNDAY 11 PM...

*WHAT...Heavy snow and strong winds will result in very
dangerous avalanche conditions and HIGH (Level 4 of 5)
avalanche danger on Sunday

*WHERE...The Park Range, Flat Tops, Grand Mesa, West Elk
and Elk Mountains, Ruby Range, Ragged Range, Gore Range,
Northern and Cenrtal Sawatch Range

*WHEN...Beginning Sunday morning and lasting through Sunday

*IMPACTS...Large and dangerous avalanches will be very easy
to trigger in many places. Avalanches will run naturally.

*PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Travel in backcountry
avalanche terrain is not recommended in the mentioned areas
on Sunday. Avoid travel on and under slopes steeper than
about 30 degrees. You can find more detailed information
at colorado.gov/avalanche

$$



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