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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
532 AM MST Thu Feb 21 2019

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 Thu Feb 21 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will continue across much of the area today with the San
Juans and southern valleys seeing the most precipitation. Many
winter weather highlights are in effect through Friday as a slow
moving storm keeps pumping moisture into the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Snow continues Friday and favors the San Juans, southern valleys
and the Continental Divide. By Saturday morning, precipitation
will finally end across the area. Generally zonal flow then sets
up and keeps us dry until heading towards the end of the week.


Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.


Winter Weather Advisory

National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1227 PM MST Thu Feb 21 2019

Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Tavaputs Plateau-
Including the cities of Rio Blanco, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass,
Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford, Trappers Lake,
Manila, and Dutch John
1227 PM MST Thu Feb 21 2019


* WHAT...Snow through Friday afternoon. Total snow accumulations
  of 8 to 16 inches expected with locally higher amounts over
  favored terrain. Lower elevations near Cedaredge and upvalley
  from Collbran will receive 4 to 7 inches with locally higher

* WHERE...In Utah, Tavaputs Plateau. In Colorado, Roan and
  Tavaputs Plateaus, Grand and Battlement Mesas and West Elk and
  Sawatch Mountains.

* WHEN...Through 5 PM MST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become very difficult at
  times. These hazardous road conditions could impact the
  morning commute. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found


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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