Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
944 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

UTZ023-162345-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
944 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

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

* 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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COZ010-012-162345-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
944 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT SATURDAY
ABOVE 9000 FEET...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW TODAY MAY BE 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.

&&

$$

COZ004-009-013-162345-
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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-FLATTOPS-
944 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* 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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COZ018-162345-
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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
944 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

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

* 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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