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Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

COZ019-200615- /O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170122T0300Z/ SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS- 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST SATURDAY...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES OVER THE JUAN MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNRISE ON FRIDAY. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE OVER SOME AREAS FRIDAY MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 18 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

COZ010-013-200615- /O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.170120T0000Z-170122T1300Z/ GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-FLAT TOPS- 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS... BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY BECOMING MODERATE AT TIMES. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY SATURDAY EVENING BRINGING MORE SNOWFALL THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

COZ017-018-200615- /O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.170120T0000Z-170122T0700Z/ UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE- NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS- 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK... TELLURIDE...OURAY...LAKE CITY.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE PLATEAU BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNRISE ON FRIDAY. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR FROM TIME TO TIME OVER SOME AREAS DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY FRIDAY EVENING WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES MAINLY OVER 8000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

COZ009-012-200615- /O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.170120T0000Z-170122T1300Z/ GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS- 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS EVENING WILL BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES BY MID EVENING AND THROUGH SUNRISE ON FRIDAY. A DOWNWARD TREND IN PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. THE NEXT SYSTEM QUICKLY ARRIVES BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

COZ021>023-200615- /O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.170120T0300Z-170122T0000Z/ FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN- SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN- 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK... MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS.

* TIMING...A RAIN SNOW MIX EARLY THIS EVENING WILL CHANGES TO ALL SNOW BY MID EVENING. MODERATE SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. OCCASIONAL LULLS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY FRIDAY BEFORE THE NEXT SYSTEM ARRIVES FRIDAY EVENING. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 6500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON THEN LOWERING TO ALL ELEVATIONS BY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

UTZ022-200615- /O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170122T0000Z/ SOUTHEAST UTAH- 313 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITY OF...BLANDING.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...CONTINUES THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. A LULL WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY FRIDAY BEFORE THE NEXT STORM ARRIVES IN THE EVENING. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 8 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 6500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON LOWERING TO 5500 FEET OR BELOW BY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE SLUSHY TO SNOW PACKED BY THIS EVENING LEADING TO WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW RATES OCCURRING.

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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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO 1007 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

COZ066-068-201400- /O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170122T0300Z/ LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT- EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT- INCLUDING...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS 1007 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET...INCLUDING WOLF CREEK PASS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS INTO SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW MOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES... PARTICULARLY WOLF CREEK. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE INTO SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ 457 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

AZZ004-006-007-015-038-200800- /O.CON.KFGZ.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170121T1900Z/ KAIBAB PLATEAU-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-COCONINO PLATEAU- WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACOB LAKE...GRAND CANYON VILLAGE... VALLE...FLAGSTAFF 457 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT...DECREASING IN INTENSITY DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. A SECOND WAVE OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...DEPENDING ON YOUR LOCATION WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...EXPECT 8 TO 16 INCHES BETWEEN 5500 AND 7000 FEET AND 12 TO 24 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET.

CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECASTS AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FROM 4 PM MST TODAY UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...

DONEY PARK 8 TO 12 INCHES FLAGSTAFF 10 TO 16 INCHES GRAND CANYON 8 TO 12 INCHES JACOB LAKE 9 TO 13 INCHES NORTH RIM 15 TO 21 INCHES VALLE 7 TO 11 INCHES WILLIAMS 12 TO 18 INCHES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...DUE TO SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND STRONG WINDS PRODUCING LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

DRIVING WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS DURING THIS STORM. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES...CALL THE ADOT FREEWAY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AT 1 888 411 7623 OR VISIT THEIR WEB SITE AT WWW.AZ511.COM.

ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

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