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
1139 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

UTZ023-181200-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
1139 PM 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 WILL CONTINUE OVER THE EASTERN UINTA
  MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 4 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 WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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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COZ018-181345-
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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1139 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  MPH LATE TONIGHT...THEN CONTINUING ON SATURDAY.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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.

&&

$$

COZ010-012-181345-
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GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
1139 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES...THROUGH
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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

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

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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.

&&

$$

COZ009-181345-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
1139 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...SKYWAY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES...THROUGH
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES...BRINGING
  TOTALS UP TO 10 TO 20 INCHES. 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 WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-180645-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
1139 PM 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 CONTINUE OVER
  THE LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS. LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS ARE
  POSSIBLE 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 25 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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.

&&

$$

COZ014-181200-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
1139 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GUNNISON...CIMARRON.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES...BRINGING
  STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL
  BE OVER 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 WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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.

&&

$$

COZ017-181200-
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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
1139 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES....BRINGING
  STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 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 WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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.

&&

$$

COZ019-181200-
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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1139 PM 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...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST
  ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH BECOMING
  NORTHWEST LATE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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.

&&

$$

COZ003-004-013-181345-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
1139 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

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

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

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

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH EARLY
  THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 35 MPH TONIGHT.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK WITH SLUSH OR SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. BACKCOUNTRY
  TRAVEL WILL 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.

&&

$$

UTZ025-180645-
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TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
1139 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

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

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH EARLY
  THIS EVENING...THEN NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLICK WITH MUD...SLUSH...OR SNOW.
  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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