Weather Service Report


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WWUS45 KGJT 231643
WSWGJT

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017


COZ009-012-017>019-240045-
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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR 
  PARK... MARBLE...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...TELLURIDE...OURAY...
  LAKE CITY... SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH UP TO 2 FEET ON 
  SOUTHWEST-FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH TODAY 
  BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST AND DECREASING OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH 
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE 
  WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT 
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL AND FROM BLOWING SNOWFALL.

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.

&&

$$

COZ022-023-240045-
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ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD... 
  IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL REFORM BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AS A COLD 
  FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE REGION. PERIODS OF A RAIN SNOW MIX 
  WILL BE POSSIBLE THE LOWER ELEVATIONS MONDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE 
  PRECIPITATION TRANSITIONS BACK TO ALL SNOW MONDAY NIGHT WHEN 
  THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS 
  EAST OF HIGHWAY 550.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH THIS MORNING THEN WEST AT 10 TO 
  20 WITH GUSTS OVER 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH 
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH 
  TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ014-240045-
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UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE 
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH UP TO 10 INCHES NEAR 
  CERRO SUMMIT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING 
  CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ028-240045-
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LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...MONTICELLO.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ..WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH 
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE 
  WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT 
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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.

&&

$$

COZ021-240045-
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FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING....WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THE
  HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR NEAR AND BEHIND THE A COLD
  FRONTAL PASSAGE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LESSER AMOUNTS NEAR THE 
  4 CORNERS REGION.

* WINDS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH 
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER 
  DRIVING CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ023-025-240045-
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EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE 
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH 
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE 
  WEEK. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT 
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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.

&&

$$

COZ003-004-010-013-240045-
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ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLAT TOPS-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE... 
  HAHNS PEAK...TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...BUFORD... 
  TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS 
  OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE FLAT TOPS AND PARK RANGES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER 
  DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. 
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES 
  DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ024-240045-
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EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...VERNAL...BALLARD.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT MONDAY 
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING 
  CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

COZ001-002-005-240045-
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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...
   HAYDEN...MEEKER...STEAMBOAT SPRINGS.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES...DEVELOPS THIS MORNING AND 
  CONTINUES THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING 
  CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

COZ020-240045-
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PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...GATEWAY...NUCLA.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING 
  CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

UTZ022-029-240045-
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SOUTHEAST UTAH-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
943 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...BLANDING...DEAD HORSE POINT 
  STATE PARK.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT MONDAY 
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW PACKED WITH WINTER DRIVING 
  CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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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