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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

UTZ016-221600-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190222T1600Z/
Southwest Utah-
Including the cities of Beaver, Cedar City, and Milford
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to 2
  inches.

* WHERE...Southwest Utah.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM MST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

UTZ518-222300-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190222T2300Z/
Southern Mountains-
Including the cities of Loa, Panguitch, and Bryce Canyon
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3
  inches.

* WHERE...Southern Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM MST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

COZ017-222200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190223T0000Z/
Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Including the cities of Ridgway and Glade Park
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow continues today with lulls from time to time. Total
  snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches expected along the higher
  elevations of the Uncompahgre Plateau including the Dallas
  Divide and Columbine Pass. 5 to 10 inches expected over lower
  elevations including Unaweep Canyon.

* WHERE...Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide and Gateway.

* WHEN...Through 5 PM MST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will remain difficult at times.
  These hazardous road conditions could impact the morning and
  evening commute. Power lines could be impacted by the persistent
  moderate to heavy snowfall rates. A detailed map of the
  snowfall can be found at:
  www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

UTZ022-027-029-221600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190222T1600Z/
Southeast Utah-Arches/Grand Flat-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
Including the cities of Blanding, Moab, Castle Valley,
Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park,
and Fry Canyon
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Snow will continue through this morning. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 10 inches expected. Higher elevations in
  these areas may see over 12 inches of new snow.

* WHERE...Arches/Grand Flat.

* WHEN...Through 9 AM MST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become difficult at times.
  These hazardous road conditions could impact the morning
  commute. A detailed map of the snowfall can be found at:
  www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

COZ020>023-222200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190223T0000Z/
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-
Including the cities of Gateway, Nucla, Cortez, Dove Creek,
Mancos, Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio, and Pagosa Springs
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow continues with lulls from time to time. Total snow
  accumulations of 10 to 16 inches expected with locally higher
  amounts possible over favored terrain. Lesser accumulations of 4
  to 7 inches expected near the Four Corners Monument.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast Utah and southwest Colorado.

* WHEN...Through 5 PM MST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become very difficult at
  times. These hazardous road conditions could impact the
  morning and evening commute. Power lines could be impacted by
  the persistent moderate to heavy snowfall rates. A detailed
  map of the snowfall can be found at:
  www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

COZ018-019-UTZ028-222200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190223T0000Z/
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
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow will continue with lulls from time to time through
  this afternoon. Total snow accumulations of 14 to 28 inches
  expected with locally higher amounts on favored slopes of the
  southern San Juans and Abajo Mountains. 10 to 20 inches expected with
  locally higher amounts on favored slopes over the northern San
  Juans.

* WHERE...San Juan Mountains in western Colorado and the La Sal
  and Abajo Mountains in eastern Utah.

* WHEN...Through 5 PM MST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become very difficult to
  impossible at times. These hazardous road conditions could
  impact the morning and evening commute. Power lines could be
  impacted by the persistent moderate to heavy snowfall rates. A
  detailed map of the snowfall can be found at:
  www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
310 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TODAY THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.A significant winter storm will impact New Mexico today through
early Saturday morning. Large snowfall totals are likely,
especially along the Continental Divide and in the Tusas, Jemez,
Sangre de Cristos and Southwest Mountains. This storm will likely
cause significant travel impacts today and tonight across western
and central New Mexico. Breezy to windy conditions will cause
some blowing and drifting snow with greatly reduced visibilities.

NMZ501>503-510-221900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190223T1200Z/
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
San Juan Mountains-
310 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches,
  except 10 to 20 inches above 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts
  are possible along the highest peaks near the Colorado border.

* WHERE...Northwest Plateau, Chuska Mountains, Far Northwest
  Highlands and San Juan Mountains.

* WHEN...Through 5 AM MST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. This morning`s commute could be especially
  hazardous due to snowpacked and icy roadways. Periods of reduced
  visibility are likely in falling snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
243 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019


AZZ005-009>014-039-040-230000-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190223T0000Z/
Marble and Glen Canyons-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward-Chinle Valley-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County-Black Mesa Area-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264-
Including the cities of Page, Lees Ferry, Chinle, Kayenta,
Window Rock, Ganado, Winslow, Holbrook, Snowflake, St. Johns,
Springerville, and Dilkon
243 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Periods of moderate to heavy snow will continue. Plan
  on difficult travel conditions. Additional snow accumulations
  of 3 to 6 inches.

* WHERE...Areas near Buffalo Pass, Chinle, Dilkon, Eagar-
  Springerville, Ganado, Holbrook, Kayenta, Kykotsmovi, Page,
  Saint Johns, Shonto, Snowflake-Taylor, Tuba City, Window Rock
  and Winslow.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Look for significant reductions in
  visibility at times.

  Additional snow forecast from 2 AM Today to 5 PM Today:

   Buffalo Pass  3 to 5  inches          Chinle  1 to 3  inches
         Dilkon  3 to 5  inches Eagar-Sprgrvlle  4 to 6  inches
         Ganado  3 to 5  inches        Holbrook  2 to 4  inches
        Kayenta  2 to 4  inches      Kykotsmovi  2 to 4  inches
           Page  0 to 1  inches     Saint Johns  2 to 4  inches
         Shonto  2 to 4  inches Snowflake-Taylr  3 to 5  inches
      Tuba City  1 to 3  inches     Window Rock  3 to 5  inches
        Winslow  2 to 4  inches

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are occurring. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
243 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019


AZZ004-006>008-037-221800-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190222T1800Z/
Kaibab Plateau-Grand Canyon Country-Coconino Plateau-
Yavapai County Mountains-Yavapai County Valleys and Basins-
Including the cities of Jacob Lake, Fredonia,
Grand Canyon Village, Valle, Prescott, and Camp Verde
243 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Moderate to heavy snow showers will continue. Additional
  snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. Rain may mix with snow
  below 3500 feet this afternoon. Plan on difficult travel
  conditions.

* WHERE...Areas near Camp Verde, Chino Valley, Congress,
  Cottonwood, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Jacob Lake, North Rim,
  Paulden, Prescott, Prescott Valley, Seligman and Valle.

* WHEN...Until 11 AM today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Look for significant reductions in
  visibility at times.

  Additional snow forecast from 2 AM Today to 11 AM Today:

     Camp Verde  1 to 3  inches    Chino Valley  1 to 3  inches
       Congress  0 to 1  inches      Cottonwood  1 to 3  inches
       Fredonia  0 to 1  inches    Grand Canyon  1 to 2  inches
     Jacob Lake  0 to 1  inches       North Rim  1 to 2  inches
        Paulden  1 to 3  inches        Prescott  1 to 3  inches
Prescott Valley  1 to 3  inches        Seligman  1 to 2  inches
          Valle  1 to 3  inches

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are occurring. 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.

&&

$$


Avalanche Warning


UTZ028-231330-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER MOAB UT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
630 AM MST FRI FEB 22 2019

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST
SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER MOAB UT.

THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER IN MOAB HAS ISSUED A
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

*TIMING...6 AM MST FRIDAY THROUGH 6 AM MST SATURDAY.

*AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS OF
 SOUTHEASTERN UTAH.

*AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER HAS RISEN TO HIGH.

*REASON/IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH WIND HAS CREATED
 WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW AND DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
 CONDITIONS. BOTH HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE
 LIKELY. STAY OFF AND OUT FROM UNDER SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30
 DEGREES. AVOID TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN.

$$

COZ019-068-231500-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1156 AM MST THU FEB 21 2019

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

Avalanche Warning for the CAIC South San Juan zone.

* Timing: in effect from 12 PM MST Thursday, February 21st through 9
  AM MST Saturday, February 23rd

* Affected Areas: San Juan Mountains, La Plata Mountains, and Needle
  Mountains, Grenadier Range, and the San Juan Mountains-East above
  10,000 feet

* Avalanche Danger: The backcountry avalanche danger is HIGH (Level
  4 of 5)

* Reason: Heavy snow and strong winds continue to drift snow and
  load avalanche starting zones. Natural avalanches can run from
  mountain tops to the valley floors. Large human-triggered
  avalanches are very likely.

* Precautionary/Preparedness Actions: Travel in or below avalanche
  terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.colorado.gov/avalanche for detailed information

COOPERSTEIN

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

UTZ011-015-221600-
/O.CON.KSLC.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-190222T1600Z/
Western Uinta Basin-West Central Utah-
Including the cities of Duchesne, Roosevelt, Delta, and Fillmore
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to 2 inches.

* WHERE...Western Uinta Basin and West Central Utah.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM MST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

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.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential travel impacts visit...
http://udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

UTZ010-517-222300-
/O.CON.KSLC.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-190222T2300Z/
Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-Central Mountains-
Including the cities of Scofield, Cove Fort, Koosharem,
and Fish Lake
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.

* WHERE...Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs and Central Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM MST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery and snow packed road
  conditions.

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.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

UTZ014-221600-
/O.CON.KSLC.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-190222T1600Z/
Sanpete/Sevier Valleys-
Including the cities of Manti and Richfield
350 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to 2 inches.

* WHERE...Sanpete/Sevier Valleys.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM MST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

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.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

COZ003-009-010-012-013-UTZ023-025-222200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-190223T0000Z/
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
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow through this afternoon with occasional lulls. 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 amounts possible.

* 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 today.

* 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
  at: www.weather.gov/gjt/winter.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

COZ001-UTZ024-221600-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-190222T1600Z/
Lower Yampa River Basin-Eastern Uinta Basin-
Including the cities of Rangely, Dinosaur, Vernal, and Ballard
348 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Snow will occur through this morning. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 5 inches expected. Locally higher amounts
  of 5 to 7 inches expected over higher terrain including Dinosaur
  National Monument.

* WHERE...In Utah, Eastern Uinta Basin. In Colorado, Lower Yampa
  River Basin.

* WHEN...Through 9 AM MST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be difficult. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning commute.

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.

&&

$$

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


Avalanche Watch


COZ017>019-066-068-221630-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
717 AM MST THU FEB 21 2019

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

AN AVALANCHE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, SAN
MIGUEL MOUNTAINS, RICO MOUNTAINS, LA PLATA MOUNTAINS, NEEDLE
MOUNTAINS, LA GARITA MOUNTAINS, AND GRENADIER RANGE

* TIMING...Issued at 7 AM MST on Thursday February 21st for very
  dangerous avalanche conditions to begin overnight Thursday and
  continue through Friday February 22nd.

* AFFECTED AREA...Colorado Avalanche Information Center Backcountry
  Forecast Zones including the North and South San Juan zones

* AVALANCHE DANGER...The avalanche danger will rise throughout the
  day and is expected to reach a HIGH (Level 4) danger overnight or
  early on Friday morning.

* REASON...A potent winter storm will deposit one to two feet of
  snow by Friday afternoon, and strong southerly winds will generate
  a lot of blowing snow. Large avalanches will be very easy to
  trigger by Thursday afternoon, some will release naturally.
  Conditions will get more dangerous as the snow accumulates.


* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Watch for rapidly changing
  conditions. Travel in or under avalanche terrain is not
  recommended. As heavy snow continues avalanche may release
  naturally and may run from mountain tops to valley floors.

Consult www.colorado.gov/avalanche for detailed information.

Cooperstein

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
440 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...SIGNIFICANT, LONG-DURATION WINTER STORM BECOMING INCREASINGLY
LIKELY FROM THIS WEEKEND INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...

IDZ060-062>064-222200-
/O.NEW.KPIH.WS.A.0004.190224T0300Z-190227T0000Z/
Bear River Range-Blackfoot Mountains-Caribou Range-
Big Hole Mountains-
Including the cities of Soda Springs, Henry, Bone, and Victor
440 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Periods of moderate to heavy snow and blowing snow are
  possible. Total, 3 day snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet are
  expected, with localized higher amounts in the mountains above
  pass level.

* WHERE...The Big Hole Mountains, Caribou Highlands, and Bear
  River Range, including but not limited to Victor, Pine Creek
  Pass, Swan Valley, Palisades, Bancroft, Soda Springs, Grace,
  Emigration Summit, and Georgetown Summit.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Difficult travel conditions are expected due to snow
  covered and slippery roads and reduced visibility. South to
  southwest winds of 20 to 30 MPH gusting as high as 40 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially Sunday and
  Sunday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts from the National Weather Service,
including possible warnings or advisories.

$$

KSMITH/HUSTON


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
143 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

WYZ027>030-221900-
South Lincoln County-Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-
East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of Kemmerer, Cokeville, Rock Springs,
Green River, and Wamsutter
143 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Snow and blowing snow tapering off this morning...

* WHAT...Periods of snow. Total snowfall of 1 to 3 inches of snow,
  with locally higher amounts up to 4 inches. North to northeast
  winds 20 to 25 mph after midnight, decreasing after 7 am.

* WHERE...Sweetwater and southern Lincoln counties.

* WHEN...Through this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be difficult with icy roads.
  Low visibilities in snow and blowing snow also expected.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
143 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

WYZ015-019-221900-
Wind River Mountains East-Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Including the city of Jeffrey City
143 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Snow and blowing snow tapering off later this morning...

* WHAT...3 to 5 inches of snow. Locally higher amounts up to 6
  inches possible. North to northeast winds decreasing to 20 to 25
  mph tonight and becoming confined to South Pass.

* WHERE...Southern Fremont County.

* WHEN...Through this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be difficult with icy roads on
  Highways 28 and 789 between South Pass and Beaver Rim. Low
  visibilities in snow and blowing snow also expected.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
143 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

WYZ005-007>009-017-018-020-022-221900-
Southwest Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-Natrona County Lower Elevations-
Casper Mountain-
Including the cities of Thermopolis, Riverton, Shoshoni, Lander,
and Casper
143 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Periods of light snow will continue into this morning...

* WHAT...1 to 3 inches of snow, with locally higher amounts over
  portions of Natrona County.

* WHERE...Central Wyoming, east of the Continental Divide.

* WHEN...Through Friday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
539 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-231400-
Cache Valley/Utah Portion-Northern Wasatch Front-
Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys-Southern Wasatch Front-
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-Wasatch Mountain Valleys-
Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Western Uinta Mountains-Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Western Uinta Basin-Castle Country-San Rafael Swell-
Sanpete/Sevier Valleys-West Central Utah-Southwest Utah-
Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-Central Mountains-
Southern Mountains-Southwest Wyoming-
539 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Lingering snow showers will continue into the afternoon hours
before tapering off Friday evening. Cold temperatures, even for
late February, are expected across the entire outlook area tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Periods of snow will be possible across far northern Utah
Saturday afternoon, then transitioning more to rain in the valleys
Monday into Tuesday as temperatures warm.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$

For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
534 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-231300-
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-
534 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

One more day of snow is expected with the San Juans and foothills
seeing the most precipitation. As the trough moves through, snow
will slowly come to an end from west to east later on this evening
and the overnight hours. Winter weather highlights remain in
effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Snow finally comes to an end by Saturday afternoon as sunny skies
return to the area. The next chance for any precipitation looks to
be Wednesday into Thursday as a passing wave brings some light
snow to the northern mountains.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
314 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

NMZ501>540-231200-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
314 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winter storm warnings will continue today and tonight across western
and north central New Mexico. A Pacific cold front will race
eastward across the rest of central and eastern New Mexico this
afternoon and evening, and a quick one to two inches of snow will
produce slick roads. West to northwest winds east of the central
mountains and south of I-40 will have the potential to gust to near
60 mph after midnight tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday
Northwest winds across the area east of the central mountains and
south of I-40 will continue Saturday morning, before diminishing
Saturday afternoon. Gusts of 50 to 60 mph are expected to make
travel on north and south oriented roads and highways difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Snow in northeast New Mexico
will end before noon with light to locally moderate accumulations.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
215 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

WYZ001>020-022>030-230915-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
215 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Morning snow showers across portions of the area mainly east of
the Continental Divide, will end by noon, with only light
accumulations expected for today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

A series of storm systems will affect mainly western areas along
and west of the Continental Divide through the period. Moderate
snow accumulations are expected in western Wyoming between
Saturday night to Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts. Thank you.

$$

TT

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