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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
447 AM MST Sun Dec 8 2019

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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-
447 AM MST Sun Dec 8 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will continue falling across the high country bringing from 4
to 9 inches with locally higher amounts by days end. Snow may
reach valley bottoms, though significant accumulations below 7500
to 8000 feet are expected to be light.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Snow will continue to fall across the mountains and some higher
valleys Monday morning, with showers becoming more scattered
during the afternoon. Total snowfall accumulations of 6 to 12
inches are expected by Monday morning across the mountains
generally above 8,500 ft with light accumulations in the high
valleys.

The next storm to impact the area is expected to reach the area as
early as Thursday and models indicated showers will linger into
Saturday. Early indications are that this system will favor the
northern and central Colorado mountains.

.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.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
405 AM MST Sun Dec 8 2019

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/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-191209T1600Z/
Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
Including the cities of Vail, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Buford,
Trappers Lake, Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, and Rico
405 AM MST Sun Dec 8 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
MONDAY ABOVE 8500 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected above 8500 feet. Total snow accumulations
  of 6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts up to 15 inches.
  Winds gusting over 45 mph at times above timberline will
  create areas of blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast Utah and northwest, southwest
  and west central Colorado.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM MST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. A detailed map of
  the snowfall can be found at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/gjt



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