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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
538 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-021245-
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-FLATTOPS-
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-
538 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT IN ALL THE
MOUNTAINS...WITH A RAIN SNOW MIX TO THE VALLEYS. HEAVY SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS AND THE SOUTHERN
VALLEYS. MANY WINTER WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THIS
STORM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH 2 TO 4 FEET OF
SNOW POSSIBLE FOR THE SAN JUANS AND 1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW IN CENTRAL
AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. SOUTHERN VALLEYS WILL ALSO  SEE HEAVY
SNOWFALL. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH TUESDAY BRINGING
MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION BEFORE WARMING UP TOWARDS
THE END OF THE WEEK.

THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WILL HAVE ANOTHER CHANCE OF
SNOW SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CJC




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
549 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

COZ014-012100-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
549 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.
  LULLS IN THE ACTIVITY ARE ALSO EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED EACH DAY. STORM
  TOTAL OF 8 TO 14 EXPECTED BY MONDAY NIGHT...LESSER AMOUNTS IN
  GUNNISON AND HIGHEST AMOUNTS NEAR BLUE MESA AND CERRO SUMMIT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH OVER CERRO AND BLUE MESA
  SUMMITS AT TIMES.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT INTO EARLY
  NEXT 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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