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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015


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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 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 THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.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...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE OFF AND ON THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
  AND OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES
  POSSIBLE...BRINGING STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS UP TO 4 TO 8 INCHES. THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL BE OVER THE CERRO SUMMIT AND SURROUNDING
  HIGHER TERRAIN.

* WINDS...LOCAL WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH...
  BECOMING NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.

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

* 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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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 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 THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.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...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES....BRINGING
  STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS UP TO 5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHWEST LATE TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* 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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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 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 EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH SOME LOCALLY
  GREATER AMOUNTS. STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS FROM 14 TO 24 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

* 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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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
  CITY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY OVER THE NORTHWEST SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES MAINLY...WITH THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
  LATE TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* 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-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
  CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY BE
  LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES...BRINGING
  TOTALS TO UP 10 TO 20 INCHES...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF
  2 FEET.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH LATE
  TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* 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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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...SKYWAY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY BE
  LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES...BRINGING
  TOTALS UP TO 10 TO 20 INCHES...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF
  2 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHWEST TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* 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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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...MONTICELLO AND VICINITY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL ACCUMULATE OVER
  THE LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS. LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS ARE
  POSSIBLE AT TIMES OVER THE ADJACENT VALLEYS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES...MAINLY ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH THIS
  EVENING.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SLUSH OR SNOW COVERED AT
  TIMES OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE MORNING
  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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TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...THE EASTERN TAVAPUTS PLATEAU IN EASTERN UTAH.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
  THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND SLUSH OR SNOW COVERED AT
  TIMES...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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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
MDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...RIO BLANCO.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW.

* 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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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
  OCCASIONAL SHOWERS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHWEST TONIGHT.

* 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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ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
1122 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
  BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY
  SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.
  THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE OVER THE FLATTOPS MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON...WITH BECOME NORTHWEST TONIGHT.

* 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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