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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
102 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

COZ004-009-010-012-013-018-019-300300-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-160430T0300Z/
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
102 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...COLUMBINE...HAHNS PEAK...
  TOPONAS...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR
  PARK... MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...TELLURIDE...OURAY...
  LAKE CITY... SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON ABOVE 9000
  FEET. IN ADDITION...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...BUT WITH LARGE VARIATION.
  EXPECT HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE TREE LINE.

* SNOW LEVEL...DOWN TO 8000 FEET AT TIMES...WITH HEAVIEST
  ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS NEAR
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLUSHY...OR ICY AND SNOWPACKED AT
  TIMES.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
332 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-300945-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLAT TOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
332 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD RAIN OVER LOWER ELEVATIONS AND SNOW IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT AS A
PACIFIC STORM MOVES ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO IN THE MOUNTAINS
ABOVE 9000 FEET SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE INTO THIS
EVENING CAUSING MINOR TRAVEL IMPACTS OVER THE HIGH MOUNTAIN
PASSES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

PACIFIC STORMS WILL CONTINUE AFFECTING THE AREA THROUGH NEXT
MONDAY...BRINGING VALLEY RAIN AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW. DRIER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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