Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
411 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
411 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6
AM MDT SATURDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE OVER
  THE EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SLUSH OR SNOW COVERED AT
  TIMES OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
411 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON MDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 9000 FEET FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON MDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SNOWMASS...TAYLOR PARK.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
  THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SLUSH OR SNOW COVERED AT
  TIMES OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-FLATTOPS-
411 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON MDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 9000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON MDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME LOCALLY
  HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON
  THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
  THE GREATEST SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SLUSH OR SNOW COVERED AT
  TIMES OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
411 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 9000 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...TELLURIDE.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHWEST SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE WITH THE GREATEST
  AMOUNTS ABOUT 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SLUSH OR SNOW COVERED AT TIMES
  OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
  BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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