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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
332 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

CORRECTED TO REMOVE SECOND TEMPERATURE BULLET IN FREEZE WARNING
SECTION

.A COLD UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY TRAVERSE THE
FOUR CORNERS REGION TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

COZ021-170600-
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/O.COR.KGJT.FZ.W.0006.150417T0700Z-150417T1500Z/
/O.COR.KGJT.FZ.A.0005.150418T0700Z-150418T1500Z/
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS
332 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM MDT FRIDAY...
...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM MDT FRIDAY.
A FREEZE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FREEZE WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. THE
FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY...AND POSSIBLY
  AGAIN EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...25 TO 30 DEGREES LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID-MORNING
  FRIDAY. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR NEAR SUNRISE.
  SIMILAR TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

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

&&

$$

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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
332 PM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS 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. WINDS 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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