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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
225 AM MST Mon Feb 18 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-
225 AM MST Mon Feb 18 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A series of disturbances will move across eastern UT and western
CO today and tonight with periods of snowfall expected at all
elevations. Southwest CO and southwest UT will receive the highest
snow amounts, especially on south-facing slopes. Winter Storm
Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories continue through tonight
across the south.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Wintry weather will continue through Tuesday night with widespread snowfall
across the area.

Another strong storm will affect the area Wednesday through Friday
night with a chance of snow at all elevations.

Yet another storm will bring precipitations to the area next
Saturday and Sunday.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


Winter Storm Warning

National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
735 PM MST Mon Feb 18 2019

Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
Including the cities of Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton,
Rico, Hesperus, and Monticello
735 PM MST Mon Feb 18 2019


* WHAT...Heavy snow expected at times. Additional snow
  accumulations of 3 to 5 inches with 10 to 20 inches total
  accumulation expected.

* WHERE...In Utah, La Sal and Abajo Mountains. In Colorado,
  Southwest San Juan Mountains and Northwest San Juan Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult over
  mountain passes. Expect snowy and icy roads causing
  treacherous driving conditions.


A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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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