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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
212 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...ANOTHER POWERFUL WEEKEND STORM FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM WILL SETTLE OVER CALIFORNIA ON FRIDAY
PRODUCING A MOIST AND UNSETTLED SOUTHWEST FLOW OVER SOUTHWEST
COLORADO INTO MONDAY. THE SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ARE FAVORED
WITH THIS STORM WITH NEIGHBORING MOUNTAINS EXPECTED TO GET
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AS WELL. THE FIRST PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL
IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL ALSO
BE LULLS IN THE SNOWFALL WITH ONE LULL CURRENTLY TIMED FOR SUNDAY.

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/O.NEW.KGJT.WW.Y.0012.150228T0100Z-150303T0300Z/
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-
212 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST
MONDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS.

* TIMING...FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED EACH NIGHT...WITH
  LESSER AMOUNTS BELOW 6000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
  AFTERNOONS ESPECIALLY BELOW 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND.

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
531 AM MST THU FEB 26 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-
531 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON
WILL BECOME MORE NUMEROUS TONIGHT AND IMPACT TRAVEL OVER THE HIGH
MOUNTAIN PASSES. ONE TO 3 INCHES OF MOUNTAIN SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM
THESE SNOW SHOWERS COME FRIDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT STORM IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS AND FOUR CORNERS REGION FROM LATE FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS OF
1 TO 4 FEET ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR AMOUNTS OF A FOOT
OR MORE IN THE FOOTHILL AREAS TO THE SOUTH. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
IS ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND THE LA
SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST UTAH AND ADJACENT VALLEYS.
STAY UPDATED ON THIS POTENTIALLY SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM BY
VISITING WEATHER.GOV/GJT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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