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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
827 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ009-012-017>019-UTZ023-028-251200-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.A.0012.140426T1200Z-140428T0000Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...
MARBLE...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
827 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA
  SATURDAY MORNING. GREATEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
  SATURDAY NIGHT WITH PRECIPITATION DECREASING FROM THE WEST BY
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 9000 FEET ON SATURDAY THEN LOWERING TO
  MOUNTAIN BASES SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH SATURDAY BECOMING
  NORTHWEST BY SUNDAY.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN A MILE IN PERIODS OF HEAVIER
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLUSHY AND EVENTUALLY
  SNOWPACKED SATURDAY NIGHT HINDERING TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
338 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-252145-
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-
338 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
COLORADO...NORTHWEST COLORADO...SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
SOUTHWEST COLORADO...WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...UT...EAST CENTRAL
UTAH...NORTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY...WINDY. SOUTHWEST WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WILL BECOME
COMMON ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE PARADOX VALLEY AND LOWER
DOLORES RIVER VALLEY...AND THE DELTA...MONTROSE AND SURROUNDING
AREAS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE

THIS WEEKEND...A POTENTIALLY STRONG SPRING STORM WILL BRING
GUSTY WINDS...RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO THE REGION. ISOLATED
THUNDESTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS
POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
HIGHER VALLEYS. SNOW SHOWERS MAY CONTINUE INTO MONDAY...
ESPECIALLY FOR NORTHWEST COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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