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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
446 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

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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-
446 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW AND RAIN IN THE LOWER VALLEYS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...WITH THE
BEST SNOWFALL OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS. PRECIPITATION WILL
BEGIN TO WIND DOWN FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON. BY EARLY THIS
EVENING...STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST SAN
JUAN MOUNTAINS WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCAL
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE FOOT POSSIBLE.

IN ADDITION TO RAIN AND SNOW...FOG WILL PERSIST UNTIL MID TO LATE
MORNING IN THE VALLEYS. VISIBILITY WILL DROP TO 1/4 MILE AT SOME
LOCATIONS.

LINGERING SNOW OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW WILL AGAIN DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY AND
THEN PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY. ON WEDNESDAY THE CHANCE OF SNOW
WILL SPREAD SOUTHWARD TO INCLUDE MOST OF THE WESTERN COLORADO
MOUNTAINS...STILL FAVORING THE NORTH. SNOW OR RAIN WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE IN SOME OF THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VALLEYS ON WEDNESDAY.

SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
415 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

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NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
415 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST
  TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED ESPECIALLY
  HIGHWAYS 550 AND 145 THROUGH THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. HEAVY
  SNOW MAY RESTRICT VISIBILITY 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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