Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
243 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

COZ001-002-UTZ024-170300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WI.Y.0003.150416T2043Z-150417T0300Z/
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...RANDLETT
243 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.
  SIMILAR CONDITIONS MAY PERSIST INTO FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL AFFECT HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES
  AND MOTORCYCLES...ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 40. COMBINED WITH
  SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN WILL LEAD TO
  SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY TO BELOW 1 MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT A SIGNIFICANT WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

PEOPLE...ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES... HEART
DISEASE...THE ELDERLY...AND CHILDREN ARE RECOMMENDED TO STAY
INDOORS AND AVOID PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXERCISE OR HEAVY EXERTION
DUE TO WIND-BLOWN DUST.

&&

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COZ021-170445-
/O.CON.KGJT.FZ.A.0004.150417T0700Z-150417T1500Z/
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS
243 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM MDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...25 TO 30 DEGREES AGAIN FRIDAY MORNING. THE
  COLDEST TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR NEAR SUNRISE.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD DAMAGE BUDDING OR
  BLOOMING FRUIT TREES AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$



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