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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
428 AM MST Mon Jan 21 2019

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-221300-
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-
428 AM MST Mon Jan 21 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Numerous rain and snow showers will develop across eastern Utah
and western Colorado today with snow showers continuing through
tonight. Locally heavy snowfall will be possible over the
mountains with up to 8 inches of new snow expected. Gusty
southwest winds will also cause areas of blowing and drifting snow
in the mountains through this evening. Isolated thunderstorms are
also possible this afternoon, mainly across western Colorado. A
strong cold front will usher in much colder weather tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Scattered snow showers are expected through this weekend with the
northern and central Mountains in western Colorado favored. Light
to moderate snowfall accumulations will be possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
401 PM MST Mon Jan 21 2019

COZ018-019-220900-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-190122T1600Z/
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
Rico, and Hesperus
401 PM MST Mon Jan 21 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches
  expected. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.

* WHERE...Southwest San Juan Mountains and Northwest San Juan
  Mountains.

* WHEN...Through 9 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult with icy
  and snowpacked roads. Visibility may drop below one mile at
  times in blowing and drifting snow. The hazardous conditions
  could impact the evening commute. Cold wind chills as low as
  20 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as
  little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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