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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
251 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
251 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
MDT MONDAY 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 MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...TAYLOR PARK...
  TELLURIDE...SILVERTON...RICO.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
  WITH PERIODS OF SNOW AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
  DECREASING SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES. LESSER ACCUMULATIONS BELOW
  9000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED DOWN TO ABOUT 8000 FEET AT
  TIMES...BUT THE BEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL REMAIN ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH AT MOUNTAINTOP LEVEL
  WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST AND NORTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES...INCLUDING
  RED MOUNTAIN AND LIZARD HEAD PASSES...MAY BE SLUSHY OR SNOW
  COVERED AT TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
251 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM
MDT SUNDAY 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 MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM MDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
  WITH PERIODS OF SNOW AND SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
  SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH THE GREATER AMOUNTS
  ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED DOWN TO ABOUT 8000 FEET AT
  TIMES...BUT THE BEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL REMAIN ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH AT MOUNTAINTOP LEVEL
  WILL BECOME NORTHERLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADS MAY BE SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED AT
  TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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-FLATTOPS-
251 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
9 AM MDT MONDAY 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 MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT MONDAY.

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

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
  WITH PERIODS OF SNOW AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
  DECREASING SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 6 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED DOWN TO AROUND 8000 FEET AT
  TIMES...BUT THE BEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL REMAIN ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH AT MOUNTAINTOP LEVEL
  WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST AND NORTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES...INCLUDING VAIL
  PASS...MAY BE SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED AT TIMES...RESULTING IN
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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